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New U.K. Rules To Help Bridge The Gender Pay Gap

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The British Prime Minister, David Cameron has brought forward rules to make firms with more than 250 workers reveal whether they pay men more than women. This new legislation forces big companies to publish details of what they pay men and women, and is a big step forward in the fight to close the gender pay gap. 

A Win-Win for Women: New Calvert Foundation Impact Investment Initiative Gets $1 Million Citi Grant

A new impact investment initiative aims to create opportunities for underserved women around the world

Women's History Month may be over, but as the many events and panel discussions held at the United Nations on and around March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day showed, not only is there much work yet to be done, it's getting done.

The XX Factor: Investing in Women Would Grow the Economy, But It's Still a Genie in Bottle

From the bottom of the pyramid to the top of the corporate ladder, the message is clear: Investing in women is smart economics

SEED Awards 2011: The UN Honors Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship in Developing Nations

"The SEED Award winners are true examples of what a greener economy can look like." -- Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN){1}

Why Honey is a South African start-up that has developed an innovative initiative that effectively tackles several issues in a single business plan.

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