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Open For Business is a coalition of global companies making the case that inclusive, diverse societies are better for business and better for economic growth. The purpose of the coalition is to promote a positive business and economic case for equality...
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Company support to women-owned supply chains crucial to promote economic growth, reduce inequality in global South, says analyst
Author: Maha Rafi Atal, SciDevNet
'Focus on private sector: female suppliers drive profits', 28 Jul 2015:…UN Global Compact and UN Women announced that 1,000 companies…have signed up to their Women’s empowerment principles…[which] require businesses to take steps to advance gender...
Author: Estadão Conteúdo/Paraná Online (Brazil)
“Apoio à causa gay tem 'abismo' entre múltis e brasileiras”, 29 de junho de 2015 ...Essa discussão...[sobre diversidade sexual]...nas organizações vai além da extensão de benefícios, como plano de saúde e seguro de vida, a casais homossexuais. Segundo...
Author: Oliver Balch, Guardian (UK)
"Businesses have a role promoting peace in conflict zones", 22 Sep 2014 [W]hat does peace-building have to do with business? Isn’t it enough for companies to protect their workers and show they aren’t stoking conflict where it occurs? No, says Briti...
Author: UN News Centre
The United Nations has teamed up with leading businesses to advance women’s rights and empowerment through a new advisory council comprised of private sector chiefs with a strong commitment to supporting women and girls. The new Private Sector...
Japan educates its women to a higher level than nearly anywhere else in the world: its girls come near the top in education league-tables compiled by the OECD. But when they leave university their potential is often squandered, as far as the economy is...
Author: Human Rights Campaign
This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...
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Author: Chloe Poynton, Manager, Human Rights and Advisory Services, BSR, in Huffington Post
Novo Nordisk, the Danish-owned pharmaceutical company, recognized that promoting women leaders within their company required a results driven work environment that downplayed face time...McKinsey and Company, the global consulting firm, recognized that...
The EU warned...it is ready to legislate to get more women into boardrooms, after just 24 out of the European Union's estimated 20 million businesses signed up to a voluntary initiative...European Union justice commissioner Viviane Reding said...she...
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