Expressly tailored for business, the WEPs provide a comprehensive approach to achieving gender equality. There are so many avenues to get involved. For instance, companies can:
Sign the CEO Statement of Support for the WEPs and lead by example.
Use the 7 Principles to assess company policies and programmes.
Develop an action plan to integrate gender into existing reporting mechanisms by identifying benchmarks and indicators.
Communicate progress to stakeholders and take on board the WEPs reporting guidance.
Connect with fellow businesses and other stakeholders to raise awareness about the WEPs and promote their implementation.
Share good practices and lessons learned with others.
Support the WEPs initiative.
In an effort to bolster high-level corporate leadership for gender equality, top executives of Global Compact companies are invited to sign a CEO Statement of support for the Women's Empowerment Principles – Equality Means Business. By signing the Statement, CEOs will demonstrate leadership on gender equality and women’s empowerment and will encourage fellow business leaders to do the same. Learn more.