News and Events


October 17, 2015
Communiqué Issued at Conclusion of Women20 Summit Calls on Private Sector Leaders to Join and Implement the Women's Empowerment Principles
September 26, 2015
Leading Business and Civil Society Organizations, UN Agencies Call on Governments to Bring Down Legal Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment
September 08, 2015
India’s Premier Business Event on Gender Equality: "Equality Means Business: Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice"
July 10, 2015
The SUTEKS Group and Women's Empowerment Principles Initiative Kick Off Partnership to Advance Gender Equality
June 25, 2015
Over 1,000 Business Leaders from Around the World Commit to Advance Gender Equality by Supporting the Women’s Empowerment Principles
June 08, 2015
G7 Leaders Call on Companies to Implement the Women's Empowerment Principles
March 30, 2015
Global Compact Network Brazil Brings Together Business Leaders in Support of Gender Equality and the Women’s Empowerment Principles
March 11, 2015
Women’s Empowerment Principles Stakeholders Call for New UN-Business Paradigm
March 10, 2015
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Hillary Clinton and Business Leaders Call for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Rights
March 09, 2015
Stock Exchanges Around the World Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
December 10, 2014
Global Compact Network Mexico Endorses Private Sector's Commitment to Gender Equality
September 22, 2014
IFC Launches She Works Partnership to Advance Women’s Employment in the Private Sector
September 02, 2014
Women's Empowerment Principles Gain Strength as 800 Companies Commit to Gender Equality at the Highest Level
March 06, 2014
ITC Partners with UN Global Compact and UN Women to Better Support Women Entrepreneurs
March 06, 2014
Targeted Actions Required to Increase and Improve Women’s Work Opportunities
September 19, 2013
Women Corporate Leaders Urge Businesses to Act on Climate Change
September 18, 2013
CEO Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles Tops 600
May 10, 2013
BPW and Global Compact Local Networks from Iraq, Turkey and the Gulf States Convene in Support of Women’s Empowerment Principles
March 06, 2013
With 550 Corporate Champions, Women’s Empowerment Principles Drive Critical Private Sector Change to Advance Gender Equality and Inclusion
November 06, 2012
Women’s Empowerment Principles: National Coalitions Bring Equality Means Business Home
June 18, 2012
Rio+20: Supplier Inclusion: Good for Business, Good for Women, Good for Sustainable Development
June 18, 2012
Rio+20: New Web-Based Platform Highlights Gender Equality and Business
March 06, 2012
Strengthening the Business Case for Gender Equality, 400 CEOs Commit to Women’s Empowerment Principles
February 02, 2012
Women’s Empowerment Principles Noted for Advancing Decent Working Conditions, Equal Opportunities for Women
March 09, 2011
Employing More Women Good for Business, But Faster Change Needed
June 21, 2010
Chief Executives Worldwide Support Women’s Empowerment Principles
March 08, 2010
On International Women’s Day, Strong Recommendations to the Business Community to Advance Women’s Empowerment and Inclusion
March 05, 2009
Global Compact and UNIFEM Address Role of Business in Empowerment of Women