Enhancing Women’s Empowerment

Watch this Peer Circle to explore thinking and practice at the forefront of women’s empowerment. This session provides a vibrant exchange of ideas, showcasing challenges, solutions, and firsthand accounts of impactful strategies. Spotlight Speakers: Akinyi Walender, Africa Director, Practical Action Alexandra Salas, CEO, Business Council for Peace Ayan Said, CEO, Voicing Voices Jiselle Steele, Private […]

Driving Forward the Equity Agenda

Watch this Lecture hosted with Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge to explore different perspectives on how we can best navigate the political, social, and economic headwinds. The session promises to inspire and offer actionable insights for driving equity forward in today’s complex global landscape, and embedding strategies for meaningful impact into business. Speakers: Dame […]

Tackling Gender-Based Violence

Watch this Workshop to learn from a decade of insights and practical guidance to build supportive, safe work environments for all. Discover how your company can be a key player in preventing domestic violence, empowering survivors, and enhancing workplace safety and well-being. Opening Speakers: Christel Adamou, Director, Office of Professional Ethics and Conduct, Asian Development […]

Building Equitable Value Chains

How do gender-equitable value chains benefit businesses and small-scale producers? Watch this Workshop with Hand in Hand International to explore how gender-equitable value chains create mutual benefits for businesses and small-scale producers. Opening Speakers: Lucy Kerei, Programme Manager, Hand in Hand Eastern Africa Amalia Johnsson, Deputy CEO, Hand in Hand International Katharine Teague, Group ESG […]

Addressing Gender Inequality

Watch this Fireside Chat hosted with Avon as they share lessons from their experience of addressing gender inequality to boost women’s opportunities, nurturing female entrepreneurial spirit, and creating safe spaces for women to thrive, driving actionable change for a more equitable and supportive future for women worldwide. Interviewees: Andreea Moldovan, Managing Director – Europe, Avon […]

Unleashing Girls’ Economic Potential

Watch this Webinar hosted with Futuremakers by Standard Chartered to access insights and data-based learnings, to hear first-hand from two of the young women leaders about what works to support girls’ transitions from education to employment, and to identify opportunities to collaborate. Speakers: Natasha Kwakwa, Global Head, Community Impact, Standard Chartered Yvonne Henry, Director, Brands, Women […]

Harnessing Equity

Watch this Webinar to delve into the critical question of how businesses can effectively integrate intersectionality into their equity, diversity and inclusion programmes. Speakers: Rudaba Zehra Nasir, Global Lead, Economic Inclusion, Gender and Economic Inclusion Department, IFC Daniel Seymour, Director, Strategic Partnerships, UN Women Ama Ocansey, UK Head of Diversity and Inclusion, BNP Paribas Dale […]

Driving Health Outcomes for Women and Children

Watch this Webinar with the Global Financing Facility to discover the pivotal role of businesses in advancing health for women, children, and adolescents. Speakers: Lilia Zakirova, Healthcare Public Policy Director, Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa, MSD Sneha Kanneganti, Private Sector Lead, Global Financing Facility Sue Tym, Social Impact Portfolio Senior Manager, Primark Ronald Wakhu, Senior […]

AI and Equity

Watch this Fireside Chat for a conversation on the nexus of AI and equity. Interviewees: Edward Tay, Associate Professor (Practice) in Sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations Institute for Training and Research & Adjunct Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Digital Finance, National University of Singapore Kacper Łodzikowski, Vice President, AI Capabilities, Pearson David Norman, […]