UNIFEM & UN Global Compact praise over 110 CEOs worldwide who have signed the Women's Empowerment Principles (scroll to page 2)

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1 November 2010

[PDF] Equality Means Business Bulletin

Author: UNIFEM, UN Global Compact

At a regional conference focusing on gender and domestic labour (1-2 September), leading Brazilian public and private companies – including Banco do Brasil, CPRM, Eletrobras, Embrapa, Petrobras, Serpro and Itaipu Binacional – reconfirmed their support for the WEPs and commitments to gender equality. President Lula was presented the WEPs by UNIFEM Regional Programme Director, Rebecca Tavares...20 leading private Japanese companies including Sharp, Shimano, Shiseido, and Teijin Ltd. – demonstrated their support for the WEPs and were recognized in a signing ceremony...UNIFEM and UN Global Compact Local Network outreach to public and private companies in Spain meets positive response from over 25 Spanish companies, including Endesa, ENUSA, BMC Maderas, FCC Construcción, and Gesproenergía S.L.

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1 November 2010

[PDF] Over 110 CEOs Sign Statement of Support for the Womenʼs Empowerment Principles [scroll to page 2]

Author: Equality Means Business Bulletin, UNIFEM & UN Global Compact

Over 110 CEOs from around the world, representing a wide range of industries, have signed the CEO Statement of Support since launched in June 2010. Recent signatories include: Cebu Magazine Exchange, Inc., Philippines; Microsoft, USA; PARTICIP GmbH, Germany; PepsiCo, USA; Rabutec, Malaysia/Singapore; and Tryg, Denmark, as well as numerous industry leaders in Spain, Brazil and Japan...We are grateful for the support of the many companies, organizations and local UNIFEM (now part of UN Women) and UN Global Compact constituencies that have worked to promote the WEPs within their networks.

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