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2015 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards: Call for Nominations

13.11.2014 08:00 Age: 4 yrs
Category: news, Gender, Women's Entrepreneurship, Global Compact

The Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are now accepting nominations for the 2015 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards.

These prestigious Awards highlight concrete actions taken to advance and empower women, and seek to recognise business leaders for their exceptional championship of gender equality and support of the 7 Women's Empowerment Principles. The Awards will be presented at the WEPS Anniversary Forum in March 2015 where award recipients will have the opportunity to speak about their commitment at UN Headquarters in NYC.

For more information on the Awards, eligibility and how to apply, please visit the WEPs CEO Leadership Awards FAQ or download the flyer

Deadline for submission is 1 December 2014.


About the Women’s Empowerment Principles
The Women’s Empowerment Principles, a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact, offer guidance to business on how to empower women and advance gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community. The 7 Principles seek to elaborate the gender dimension of corporate sustainability, the UN Global Compact and business’ role in sustainable development. To date more than 800 company CEOs from around the world have made a public commitment to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment. To learn more click here.