Take action along with fellow leaders from business, civil society, government and the United Nations to scale up gender equality and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals — particularly SDG5, focused on the empowerment of women and girls.
At the Gender Equality Forum 2017 participants can:
Help set an action agenda to scale up efforts to advance gender equality, the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG5 which is focused on the empowerment of women and girls.
Network with leaders in business, government, and UN agencies, and explore opportunities for partnership and collective action.
Learn how companies around the world are implementing the WEPs and taking concrete action to advance gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community.
Find solutions and share innovative approaches, practical tools and resources that can help companies achieve gender equality goals.
Engage in peer-to-peer learning to identify and address key challenges and seize opportunities.
Be inspired by fellow business leaders from Canada and across the globe – including women entrepreneurs and youth – who are challenging stereotypes and breaking down barriers to gender equality.