Progressive companies around the world are actively supporting women's advancement and working to accelerate gender parity. These companies maintain
a strong connection between their higher purpose and their business - and they understand the importance of women's contribution to society. They
value diversity and inclusion, and lead the way when it comes to attracting and retaining female talent within their progressive workforce.
International Women's Day 2018 Global Campaign Partner - EY
Accelerating achievement of gender parity - within EY and in business at large - is not just a fairness
argument but an economic imperative. It is key to building a better world. Now is the time to take action and put gender on the global agenda.
EY is proud to partner with International Women's Day on the Press for Progress campaign.
EY is calling on others to accelerate their efforts,
too, and make a commitment. By working together, we can create a ripple effect that not only advances women in the workplace at present but also
redefines opportunities for future generations of women. Together, we can forge a lasting legacy of growth, increased prosperity and stronger
communities throughout the world.
Join us: ey.com/womenfastforward
Vodafone supports International Women's Day
Vodafone has identified women's empowerment as one of its three global transformation goals. The company has a strong commitment to diversity and women's
empowerment within its own business and believes the initiatives underway to achieve greater gender parity will strengthen the company significantly over
time. By 2020, Vodafone has committed to achieving 30%-plus representation of women across 7,500 middle and senior management roles, including leadership
teams in each market and direct reports to the CEO. Initiatives from the company, a HeforShe Impact Champion, include its groundbreaking Global Maternity
Policy, which provides an inclusive working environment for women across the company's global footprint. Vodafone is also committing to connecting 50 million more
women in its emerging market footprint to narrow the gender gap and will continue to improve the lives of millions of women with an extensive portfolio of
value added products and services by: enabling greater access to financial inclusion; improving health and wellbeing; and building skills and promoting
Caterpillar supports International Women's Day
Caterpillar fosters an inclusive environment and believes that regardless of gender, the full value of each individual's contribution can be
realized only when we treat one another with respect, trust and dignity. Inclusion drives business results. Providing all employees with the
opportunity to develop and having the very best capable talent - including a gender balanced workforce - benefits everyone. The diversity of
unique talents, skills, abilities and experiences lead to innovative solutions and make Caterpillar a stronger, more successful company.
Addressing gender parity is the first step in a broader, more intentional diversity and inclusion journey. Because ultimately, Caterpillar
believes that when employees with different opinions, experiences and backgrounds come together, innovation is born ...
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Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organisation with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace
inclusion. They're dedicated to creating workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive. They act as
a catalyst through their pioneering research, tools and services, events and recognition programs. Together, their offerings raise
awareness of how inclusion benefits today’s global businesses, and provide guidance and solutions on how to enact real change. Catalyst
invites women, men and organisations to join them building the inclusion that'll change business, society and lives for the better.
Learn more at catalyst.org
Leadership is at the core of the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting Movement. It runs through everything they do.
WAGGGS empowers girls and young women to stand up and speak out on issues affecting them. They support girls to be leaders and
make positive choices. They provide girls and young women with dynamic, flexible and values-based training in life skills, leadership
and citizenship. WAGGGS not only speaks out on behalf of girls and young women everywhere advocating to influence people making
decisions that improve the lives of girls, but they also empowers young women to advocate for themselves.The IWD website's charity
of choice for many years has been WAGGGS so that fundraising can be channelled to them. Learn more at
wagggs.org or donate at
International Women's Day collaborations are organisations and groups that provide significant in-kind services to help support and drive
the delivery of the International Women's Day website and related global activity. To explore your organisation being a collaborator
and for a detailed proposal to be submitted and considered, please visit the IWD collaborations section.
International Women's Day friends are endorsed organisations and groups that collaborate with IWD through agreed co-branded products,
services and events. They actively market their collaborative involvement with International Women's Day to their communities and meet a
number of criteria. To explore your organisation becomming a friend of IWD and to submit a proposal, please