SDG 5

How Companies Can Support Women During the #MeToo Movement

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The #MeToo movement has had far-reaching implications for women and workplaces globally. The volume and breadth of incidents raise real questions about our progress toward workplace gender equality.

In response, some companies have taken this moment to re-examine their approach to workplace harassment and women’s empowerment, from establishing new policies to engaging employees in difficult conversations.

How to Address Gender Equality Through Reporting?

Use these GRI Standards to get started
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The United Nations Sustainbale Development Goal number 5 aims to eradicate gender inequality by 2030. If the world is to achieve this, it is essential to eliminate the root causes of discrimination that can impede the advancement of women. Companies, whether large or small, are key actors in the struggle for gender equality. In their role as job creators, they can promote equal opportunities when it comes to issues like salary and parental leave. And, by disclosing their impacts, they can help make the good fight more transparent.

UN Global Compact Launches the Women’s Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool

By identifying gaps in gender equality, the UN Global Compact works with C-suite business leaders to break gender bias and unlock growth
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/  Today, the United Nations Global Compact has launched the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) “Gender Gap Analysis Tool”, an online platform which helps global business leaders identify strengths, gaps and opportunities to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace and within the markets and communities they serve. The tool offers an assessment of a company’s progress in advancing gender equality, profiling companies as “Beginner”, “Improver,” “Achiever” or “Leader”.

Global Businesses are Making a Difference on #SDG5 - Gender Equality

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This week, Global Sourcing Council's 17 Weeks for 17 SDGs Intiative explores Goal 5 with examples of action from organizations and businesses to ensure gender equality and empower all women and girls.

The Global Challenge:

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/

 

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