South African companies taking lead in Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPS)

The Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of Principles for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations Global Compact and are adapted from the Calvert Women’s Principles.This showcase booklet profiles four companies operating in South Africa, that have made investments towards ensuring gender equality and women’s empowerment.

To learn more about the WEPs and how South African companies are putting the principles into action, download the Women’s Empowerment Principles Company Showcase – South Africa here.

Order printed/published version

Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; South Africa

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment

Resource type: Advocacy; National

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: 12

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)