Gender Equality

National Diversity Council Announces the 2016 Most Powerful Business Women in Texas

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HOUSTON, September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council, along with Texas Diversity Magazine, is proud to announce the 2016 Most Powerful Businesswomen award winners. This year, when a woman has risen to the very top of a major political party for the first time in this nation’s history, there is no time better than now to recognize the unbelievable achievements women have made in the business sphere. These women have raised bars, broken barriers and inspired their peers – both female and male – to face all challenges head on and conquer their goals.   

3 Lifehacks by Sodexo for Breaking the Glass Ceiling

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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This blog post originally appeared in sodexoinsights.com

Today is Women’s Equality Day, and it’s the perfect time to both celebrate women’s achievements and bring attention to the inequalities still lingering in the workplace.

JLL Takes a Lead on Gender Equality

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CHICAGO, Apr. 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - JLL has joined more than 1,100 business leaders around the world to take a leadership position on gender equality by signing the UN’s Women’s Empowerment Principles.  These seven key principles emphasize the business case for corporate action to promote gender equality.  They have been designed to set a roadmap for best practice by elaborating the gender dimension of corporate responsibility and business' role in sustainable development. 

Are You Ready to Invest in Women?

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By Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior Vice President of Global Women's Strategies for Pax World Management LLC and Managing Director of Pax Ellevate Management LLC 

Imagine walking into your first Wall Street job, fresh out of college, ready to take on the world. That was me twenty-five years ago when I boldly entered the world of finance as a sales assistant for two institutional brokers. At the time I knew nothing about investing or client service, but I knew that it was a fantastic opportunity to learn and it was an environment in which I could thrive – so I was all in. 

The Conundrum of Women and Investing

Are Women Better Investors then Men?
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By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group 

As I was working on this article, the old Buffalo Springfield lyrics kept buzzing through my mind. “There's something happening here; what it is ain't exactly clear.” The more I looked at actual research about women as investors, both as investment managers and as persons making decisions about how and where to entrust their savings, a conundrum became apparent. Women are good investors, better than men, but women are not trusted to run portfolios. 

Championing Gender Equality Starts with Empowerment

By: Rohini Anand
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The prestigious WEPs CEO Leadership Award recognizes business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support for the Women's Empowerment Principles. 

GRI & SDGs: Gender Equality

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How is GRI closing the gap on gender equality? See how we can move beyond reports to enable the ‪#‎GlobalGoals‬ here.

Join us at the 5th GRI Global Conference and shape the future of sustainable decision making! #GRI2016 http://www.griconference.org/

 

Business Leaders, UN Member States and Civil Society Agree: Gender Equality Critical to Economic Development

The UN Global Compact and UN Women organize the Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event
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NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing gender equality as a fundamental human right, central to driving the global economy and achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), business leaders joined UN Member States and civil society organizations at the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Annual Event.

World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative Says No to All-Male Panels

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NEW YORK, March 15, 2016 /3BL Media/  – Today, United Nations Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo announced the UN Global Compact Panel Pledge, a new global effort to help put an end to all-male panels.

Brands Push for Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

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Achieving gender equality has been a hot topic of global conversation recently. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set a target to achieve gender equality by 2030 and leading CEOs are becoming vocal proponents for the issue.

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