What leaders are saying in support of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)
Think about the power of your signature. Now think about the power of your words! Give us your best quote and share with the world. Download and personalize the social media card template and share on all your platforms. Be sure to tag @unwomenasia @eu_commission and @weprinicples and use the hashtag #WeEmpowerAsia in your message.
Women who constitute half of any society, must thus be empowered, for the other half to be happy."
— Anil Kariwala, CEO, Kariwala Industries Ltd. (Twitter)
Becoming more inclusive isn't just the right thing to do, it makes excellent business sense."
— Nisaba Godrej, Chairperson & Managing Director, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (Twitter)
Needless to say, we have a long way to go before we can achieve gender parity, and for that, the onus of change has to begin with each of us. I am joining forces with the UN because I see merit in their Women’s Empowerment Principles.”
— Apurva Purohit, President, Jagran Prakashan (Twitter | Facebook)
It is now time for a paradigm shift in which women lead businesses to its utmost potential by bringing their own experiences and thought processes to the table. This will be a step towards an equitable economy.”
— Parul Soni, Founder & Global Managing Partner, Thinkthrough Consulting (TTC) India (Twitter | Facebook)
We recognize that we have an important role in leading the way in shaping attitudes, challenging discrimination and developing a workplace where everyone is valued – regardless of their sexual orientation, race, gender identity and expression, religion, or disability.”
— Ashwin Yardi, CEO, Capgemini India (Twitter | Facebook | Live chat)
We aim for gender balance at all levels and prioritize equal opportunities among our employees which not only makes business sense but is crucial for the society, as well. Endorsing the WEPs depicts our commitment to continue solving for a better future.”
— Sanjay Jalona, CEO & MD, Larsen & Toubro Infotech (Twitter | Facebook)
- Watch this short documentary on VTC10 and listen to what experts and CEOs say about WEPs here!
- CEOs in Viet Nam highlight their commitment to the WEPs in this VTV3 report. Watch more!
No matter you are man or woman, the values we can all have are confidence, sincerity, compassion, appreciation, passion, perseverance, positiveness and bright smile."
— Ngan Nguy, Co-founder, NIM Consulting Group (Twitter | Facebook)
We need to play our part in the transformation of our business by empowering our female talents more."
— Bastiaan van Dijk, Managing Director, Royal HaskoningDHV Viet Nam (Twitter | Facebook)
We embrace diversity as a richness and source of positive growth for business aiming day after day to move from diversity to inclusion till belonging."
— Courcoux Gael, General Manager, Bel Viet Nam (Twitter | Facebook)
WEPs signatories in WeEmpowerAsia countries.
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