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Want to Boost Sustainability Reporting? Hire More Women


Women can be a force for change, for example, by helping drive more and better sustainability reporting. We explore some areas in which women are already making a difference. ​

​During International Women’s Day 2017, UN Secretary General António Guterres pointed out that “Sustainable Development Goal 5 calls specifically for gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, and this is central to the achievement of all the 17 SDGs.”

How to Address Gender Equality Through Reporting?

Use these GRI Standards to get started

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.

GRI Newsletter: International Women's Day Edition


On International Women’s Day, GRI wants to highlight how transparency can help organizations work towards gender equality. We feature several examples of how the GRI Standards and GRI’s services help companies better understand their impacts on gender. We are also proudly presenting the first crowdfunded translation of the GRI Standards, for reporters in French-speaking regions.

Celebrate #WomenScienceDay With This Special Discount


In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’re offering a special discount for our upcoming International Women’s Day Forum! Get 25% off your registration using discount code SCIENCE4ALL.

Tetra Tech Champions Women’s Leadership in Afghanistan

Helping USAID organize and launch the Women’s Empowerment Fair with the support of Afghanistan’s First Lady

On April 25, 2017, Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani launched the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Women’s Empowerment Fair in Kabul, Afghanistan. This event showcased the work undertaken over the past ten years by a number of projects and organizations including the Tetra Tech-implemented USAID Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project and the USAID Initiative to Strengthen Local Administrations (ISLA).

Closing the Gender Data Gap: A Conversation with Emily Courey Pryor of Data2X

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"If we have a better idea of how women are participating in the economy, or how they are not participating or how they are excluded from the economy, we can build policies that better enable that participation." - Emily Courey Pryor

2017 Florida Women in Leadership Symposiums

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Tampa, FL, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Florida Diversity Council will host its annual Women in Leadership Symposiums throughout the month of March. This event brings together a diverse mix of successful women leaders who, by discussing topics that pertain to today’s workforce, will educate, inspire, and encourage attendees to reflect on their own goals and status as they strive to advance within their organizations.

This year’s Symposiums will be held in the following locations:

Gildan: Supporting Women with Life Skills


Gildan’s founders began manufacturing apparel more than 30 years ago in Canada, with a fundamental belief that owning its factories was the only way to ensure that products were better quality and always manufactured in the most responsible way. They also believed that true innovation and long term success would come from believing in its people, for it would be in their excellence and commitment that great things could be found.

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


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:

Supporting Women One Suit at a Time

By Sheri Rhodes, Symantec's VP, Information Technology

Interviews can be very intimating, and with only seven seconds to make a good first impression, it is no wonder that time and again peop


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