Target Gender Equality

Target Gender Equality

Target Gender Equality is a gender equality accelerator programme for participating companies of the UN Global Compact. Through facilitated performance analysis, capacity building workshops, peer-to-peer learning and multi-stakeholder dialogue at the country-level, Target Gender Equality will support. companies engaged with the UN Global Compact in setting and reaching ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership, starting with the Board and Executive Management levels. Companies participating in Target Gender Equality have the opportunity to deepen implementation of the Women’s Empowerment. Principles and strengthen their contribution to Sustainable Development Goal 5.5, which calls for equal women representation, participation and leadership in business globally. Companies will be equipped with the latest data and research supporting the business case for gender equality and gain insights from UN partners and experts on how to accelerate progress on gender equality

April 2021 -March 2022 (1 Year )

Partnering Agency
Knowledge Partner Catalyst: Workplaces That Work for Women

Objective of the Project
- Confidently set ambitious and realistic corporate targets for gender equality demonstrating commitment and action to your employees, investors and other stakeholders
- Understand your current gender equality performance through the facilitated use of the Women’s Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool
- Engage in accelerated learning opportunities specific to your country context.
- Build a network of peers, UN partners and experts to support your gender equality strategy and work collectively to tackle persistent barriers to gender equality.
- Showcase women in your company who are driving business success, sustainability and contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Intended outcome
Global Compact participating companies to take action to increase women’s representation and leadership in business.

Activities till now
- Completed First Round
- Starting the Second Round
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