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.
Companies participating in the UN Global Compact and based in the following countries have the opportunity to sign up to Target Gender Equality through their Global Compact Local Network.
The following Local Networks have confirmed their participation in 2021:
Company registration: 16 March 2021 – 30 June 2021
Programme begins: July 2021 (Please check exact dates with your Global Compact Local Network)
Programme ends: March 2022
In collaboration with our Partners
Target Gender Equality Global Coalition
The Target Gender Equality Global Coalition brings together expert organizations that are committed to advancing women’s business leadership to support the roll out of Target Gender Equality across the globe and help amplify the call for ambitious corporate target setting for women’s representation and leadership in business.
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