Lead by example – showcase company commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment
Leverage influence, alone or in partnership, to advocate for gender equality and collaborate with business partners, suppliers and community leaders to promote inclusion
Work with community stakeholders, officials and others to eliminate discrimination and exploitation and open opportunities for women and girls
Promote and recognize women’s leadership in, and contributions to, their communities and ensure sufficient representation of women in any community consultation
Use philanthropy and grants programmes to support company commitment to inclusion, equality and human rights
A large international cosmetics company launched and sold products to raise funds for community-based organizations working to end domestic violence around the world.
A multinational mining company with operations in Ghana implemented a gender mainstreaming programme to encourage female employees to assume greater responsibility within the mine and connect to the local community.
A US-based multinational apparel manufacturer awards grants to community-based organizations to empower women in localities where it does business.