Tag Archives: gender equality

EBRD highlights its strong commitment to promoting gender equality by joining initiative to step up women empowerment

2X Challenge plans to raise US$ 15 billion by end-2022 Enhancing women’s access to entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has joined the 2X … Read the full press release

Visa donates to the UEFA Foundation for Children

Visa to make €50,000 donation following this weekend’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final Winner of the Player of the Match Award can choose which charity or project will receive the donation UEFA Foundation for Children currently supports 168 humanitarian and … Read the full press release

“Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality”: Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan come together

Building Healthy Relationships and Enhancing Gender Equality

(PRESS RELEASE) NICOSIA, 26-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Young women from Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan came together in the online seminar “Building healthy relationships and enhancing gender equality” to discuss gender norms and explore tangible implications of human, gender, and … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa appoints Marta Jimeno as Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Siemens Gamesa sets ambitious gender equality targets pledging to increase female representation in the workforce and in executive management to 25% by 2025 (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces the launched of new action plan and set … Read the full press release

Telefónica sees its 4th year in row inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

The telecommunications operator remains in the index for the fourth consecutive year and improves its score compared to the previous edition. Telefónica is one of the 10 telcos that are part of an indicator that selects 380 companies from 44 … Read the full press release

#one BC – Diverse People, Sustainable Growth: Barry Callebaut launches Diversity & Inclusion strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest cocoa processors and chocolate manufacturers Barry Callebaut announces the launch of its Diversity & Inclusion strategy as part of its intention to keep growing in new geographies, new … Read the full press release

Henkel to advocate female entrepreneurship through its ideation hackathon

DÜSSELDORF, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel’s open innovation and collaboration platform, Henkel dx Ventures, is getting geared up to host its second Xathon, a female ideation hackathon. Xathon by Henkel dx Ventures will bring together 60 female tech talents on … Read the full press release

Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) 2019: Switzerland remains #1; Singapore leads Asia-Pacific; Europe dominates the top 10; China leader among BRICS nations

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 23-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Adecco Group, Tata Communications and INSEAD have just released their annual benchmark report that looks into the ability of 125 countries around the world to compete for talent. According … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during … Read the full press release

WPP and Women Political Leaders to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions

LONDON, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP today announces a new partnership with Women Political Leaders (WPL) – the only global network of female politicians with a mission to increase both the number and the influence of women in political leadership positions … Read the full press release

L’Oréal recognized as the champion of gender equality among over 3000 companies worldwide

AMSTERDAM/ CLICHY, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — L’Oréal received Equileap’s award for Gender Equality to honor its number 1 position in Equileap’s 2017 Global Gender Equality Ranking, among over 3 000 companies in 23 countries based on 19 gender equality criteria. Jean-Claude … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

Human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti will take part in the York Festival of Ideas 2018

Leading human rights campaigner and Shadow Attorney General, Shami Chakrabarti, will take part in the York Festival of Ideas 2018, discussing why women still need equality in the 21st century. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shami was the Director of … Read the full press release

Swiss FDFA Secretary General Markus Seiler and Director of the Federal Office for Gender Equality Sylvie Durrer at 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) begins today in New York. This year’s session will focus on achieving gender equality and the economic empowerment of women and girls in rural areas. Switzerland will … Read the full press release

BBVA: Garanti Bank is the only Turkey company included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti Bank is recognized internationally with its practices in gender equality and once again included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. Through its numerous practices and initiatives for ensuring gender equality within its human resources as well … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Based on a self-disclosure survey, the index lists 104 companies that have made strong commitments to gender diversity Inclusion in index is a recognition of longstanding commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Rueil-Malmaison (France), 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the … Read the full press release

Anna’s Gender Equality Prize for 2017 awarded to Swedbank

Anna’s Gender Equality Prize for 2017, is awarded Swedbank with the statement that the bank, through its dedicated and long-term commitment, has achieved major concrete successes in the field of gender equality and diversity. STOCKHOLM, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anna’s … Read the full press release

Gender equality: University of Aberdeen retains its Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The University of Aberdeen has retained its Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its commitment to gender equality. ABERDEEN, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Athena SWAN charter aims to address the lower proportion of women than men found in academic, professional, and … Read the full press release

Sweden’s Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér: I share the criticism of UN CEDAW on Sweden’s gender equality

STOCKHOLM, 11-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 7 March, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) presented its overall observations on Sweden’s gender equality work. The Committee’s opinion was generally positive. However, it voiced criticism concerning the … Read the full press release

Gamesa and its employees’ union representatives signed second edition of the Equality Plan reinforcing its commitment to diversity and equal opportunities for the men and women

A special-purpose taskforce has identified seven areas for improvement on which the parties will work during the next three years in order to ensure the firm’s goal of zero discrimination and improve employees’ work-life balance Biscay, Spain, 15-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Gamesa … Read the full press release

Joint EBRD and Women for Women International conference on gender equality

A joint EBRD-Women for Women International conference shed light on global engagement for gender equality, equality of opportunities and economic parity London, United Kingdom, 02-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Legal rights for women are improving around the world, and yet many legal frameworks … Read the full press release