‘The Power of Yin’
Highlights benefits of holistic approach to SRI, sustainability, networking, the Love Economy, the empowerment of women.
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 [...]
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.
Chart of the Day - Economy and Society August 25 2015 Where in the world are women most likely to found a business? According to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015, the number of female entrepreneurs is now significantly higher than in previous years. Even so, it is much lower than the number of men [...]
Biologist Rebecca Kenow spent two decades managing public sector environmental programs in Minnesota and then at a petroleum refinery before becoming the first full-time director of sustainability for agricultural cooperative Land O’ Lakes several years ago. While Land O’Lakes butter and milk may be the most familiar products for [...]
The dearth of women in STEM careers isn’t from discrimination but a perception and visibility issue, says Dame Sue Ion Women now make up 24% of FTSE 100 board positions and are increasingly represented in high profile science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) roles. Both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of [...]
Financial Reform Newsletter March 20, 2015 Court rules that there are no checks and balances when the Executive Branch settles cases, even those that caused the worst financial crash since 1929 and caused the worst economy since the Great Depression of the 1930s, [...]
Ten years ago, when I was working at an environmental center at Harvard Medical School, I had coffee with a woman who was working for one of the large, national environmental NGOs. The conversation turned into what a friend calls a "woe-down." We lamented that our directors were men, that the faculty or in-house experts were mostly men, and [...]
From the WECAN Team Dear Friends and Allies, Today, as we celebrate International Women's Day, we reflect with great appreciation and respect upon the countless women leaders rising up worldwide in [...]
Shining the Light on Women in Solar This week, women in the solar energy industry will gather at events around the country to talk about policies for recruiting and retaining women in the clean energy fields. The events, being held in 15 cities on Tuesday, February 24th, will be run byWomen in Solar Energy (WISE). Why are events like this [...]
We at The Shift Network hold a deep commitment to equal honoring of feminine and masculine ways of being in the world. It is vital that each of us learn to honor and embody this balance within ourselves and help to create it in our communities, businesses, and political bodies. That’s also why we see it as so important that we support women [...]