E-learning Course

Gender Equality: How Business Can Accelerate the Pace of Change

Access the new UN Global Compact Academy E-learning Course on Gender Equality

Gender equality is both a fundamental human right and a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Yet, at the current rate of progress, it will take over 10 generations to close the economic gender gap. This 30-minute e-learning course will help you understand the role of business in advancing gender equality and the concrete steps that all companies can take to help accelerate the pace of change.

By completing this session and related learning materials, you will learn:

  • Why gender equality and women’s empowerment is a prerequisite to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • How your company can contribute to the achievement of SDG 5.
  • How to build the business case for gender equality in your company.
  • How the Women’s Empowerment Principles and other key frameworks, Tools and resources can support your business.
  • Concrete steps that your business can take to mainstream gender equality into strategy and operations.

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The UN Global Compact Academy is designed to provide participating companies of the UN Global Compact with the knowledge and skills they need to meet their sustainability objectives and achieve long-term growth by contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Academy enables you to enhance your knowledge and capabilities with learning opportunities available regardless of your corporate function or where you are on your sustainability journey. Learn more at our website: unglobalcompact.org/academy.