'The Power of Yin'
Highlights benefits of holistic approach to SRI, sustainability, networking, the Love Economy, the empowerment of women.
Relates to: Wealth of Networks, SRI, Global Citizenship
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. We believe it is time for business leaders everywhere to speak up, take action and renounce all forms of violence and discrimination.
Business cannot thrive in a world where so many women, who perform two thirds of the world’s work, continue to live in fear of violence, abuse and discrimination. We’d love your support:
Join the #BeHerVoice campaign and help to end violence against women.
Share this blog, co-authored by Sir Richard Branson and François-Henri Pinault, calling for business leaders to speak out to end violence against women and help to build a safer, fairer and more sustainable economy for all.
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Women for Climate Justice Prepare to Speak out During COP21 Climate Negotiations
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., November 23, 2015 - Next week, as world governments enter into UNFCCC COP21 climate negotiations, global women leaders will unite in Paris to push for their voices for climate justice, women's leadership, and systemic change to be brought to the forefront.
On Monday December 7th, the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) will convene 'Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change - Paris' an extraordinary gathering of worldwide women leaders joined in solidarity to share stories, struggles, and solutions for a healthy and equitable world.
Over the course of the event, women will speak out boldly on issues of social [...]
You want to contribute to women's empowerment and gender equality, finding innovative solutions to escape poverty and fight against all forms of violence against women and girls?
Read and sign the Memorandum and Resolution of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women resulting of the action-conference (http://www.millennia2015.org/M2025_S_F_Actes_2015_04_25):
=> Read and share with your networks: http://www.millennia2015.org/M2025_SF_30_Memorandum_and_Resolution
=> Sign: http://www.millennia2015.org/M2025_SF_Signature_Memorandum
=> The signatories (our friend Elizabeth among them): http://www.millennia2015.org/M2025_SF_Signataires_Memorandum
How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth
September 2015 | byJonathan Woetzel, Anu Madgavkar, Kweilin Ellingrud, Eric Labaye, Sandrine Devillard, Eric Kutcher, James Manyika, Richard Dobbs, and Mekala Krishnan
Executive Summary PDF–989KB
Full Report PDF–3MB
Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and social issue but also a critical economic challenge. If women—who account for half the world’s working-age population—do not achieve their full economic potential, the global economy will suffer. While all types of inequality have economic consequences, in our new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, The power of parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth, we focus on the [...]
With Robo-Adviser SheCapital, Tina Powell Aims to Empower Women
An investment firm designed for new female investors, SheCapital seeks to close the gender gap in financial advice. [...]