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.
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.
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.
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.
The UN Global Compact and UN Women organize the Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event
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.
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.
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.