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More Than 600 Representatives From Business, Government and Civil Society Call for Gender Equality at the United Nations

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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) and UN Women convened over 600 representatives from business, Government and civil society this week to discuss business action to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN Global Compact Challenges Companies to Disrupt the Business-As-Usual Mindset

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NEW YORK, September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, nearly 800 business leaders from over 70 countries joined leaders from civil society, Government and the United Nations at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017.

#BeBoldForChange: Empowering Women in the Workplace, Marketplace and Community

By: Karen Cox
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During March we observe Women’s History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.  Today, March 8th, marks a focal point during this commemorative month — International Women’s Day (IWD).  IWD is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Both occasions mark a moment-in-time to reflect on how far women have come in the workforce.

Limited Time Only! Early Bird Registration for 2016 International Women's Day Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2016 International Women's Day Forum in New York City on March 7-8.
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On March 7 and 8, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, United Nations Office for Partnerships, and UN Women will host the 6th Annual International Women's Day Forum. The event will convene public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.

Women’s Empowerment Principles Stakeholders Call for New UN-Business Paradigm

Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders Support Scaling-Up for Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development; Actor and Advocate Geena Davis Highlights Importance of WEPs in Tackling Unconscious Bias
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Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders Support Scaling-Up for Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development; Actor and Advocate Geena Davis Highlights Importance of WEPs in Tackling Unconscious Bias

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Hillary Clinton and Business Leaders Call for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Rights

Largest Gathering of Private Sector at the UN Commission on the Status of Women Support Strategic Partnership to Deliver on Gender Equality
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NEW YORK, March 10, 2015, 3BL Media/ – At the 59th Commission on the Status of Women an unprecedented number of business leaders, UN Member States and civil society organizations gathered for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event, Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality, to promote the business case for involving women at every level and the need for all stakeholders, including business, to be strategic partners for gender equality and sustainable developmen

Stock Exchanges Around the World Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

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NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Stock exchanges from around the world joined UN Women, UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative to ring their opening or closing bells in support of gender equality and to highlight the pivotal role of the private sector in empowering women in the workplace, marketplace and community.  

9 Days Left to Save: The Empowerment Bridge Early Bird

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Access Early Bird Deals for the International Women's Day Forum 2015 Through January 30!
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Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation as we celebrate International Women's Day! Register today for the 5th annual International Women's Day Forum 2015 and receive a 20% early bird discount through January 30!

Call for Nominations for 2015 Women's Empowerment Principles CEO Leadership Awards

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Nominations are now open for the prestigious 2015 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards, which recognize business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support for the Women's Empowerment Principles. 

Grupo Financiero Banorte Signed the Women's Empowerment Principles, a UN Women and UN Global Compact's Initiative

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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