Leverage's Gender Equality Commitment and Practice

22 Sep, 2022,murphy
Leverage's Gender Equality Commitment and Practice

In October 2020, Leverage's CEO signed the CEO Statement of Support for the Women's Empowerment Principles. The Principles for the Empowerment of Women, a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact Office, set out a series of relevant issues to consider in order to achieve the above goals, to help the private sector focus on some key issues, to Promote gender equality in the workplace, market competition and community life. The Women's Empowerment Principles can help companies to adjust existing policies and plans according to the actual situation of various current business activities, or implement completely new policies as needed, so as to truly empower women.

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 also refers to achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

 
 
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SDG 5 性别平等
实现性别平等
为所有妇女、女童赋权
 
 

As a signatory to the CEO Statement of Support for the Women's Empowerment Principles, Leverage has been promoting gender equality and the protection of women's rights.

Promoting gender equality and enhancing women's rights and interests is an important part of corporate social responsibility and an inevitable path for corporate sustainable development。                                                                                                    ——Aron  CEO of Leverage

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Women’s Empowerment Principles

Principle 1: Establish high-level corporate leadership to promote gender equality

Principle 2: Respect and support human rights and the principle of non-discrimination, and treat all men and women equally

Principle 3: Safeguard the health, safety and well-being of all men and women

Principle 4: Strengthen the education, training and professional development of female employees

Principle 5: Promote business development programmes, supply chains and marketing practices that promote women’s empowerment and empowerment

Principle 6: Promote gender equality through community action and advocacy

Principle 7: Assess and publicly report on business progress towards gender equality

 
 
 

In March 2022, Leverage used the "Women Empowerment Principles" Gap Analysis Tool (WEPs tool) to analyze the company's own practice in terms of gender equality, and achieved a good score of 96%, effectively indicating that Leverage has taken measures to formulate policies, Implement, evaluate and report on progress towards women's empowerment and empower women through communication to influence stakeholders.

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In August 2022, Leverage sent representatives to participate in the online welcome meeting of the Target Gender Equality (TGE) business accelerator program hosted by the UNGC United Nations Global Compact.

 

During the meeting, the UNGC team members introduced the project overview and follow-up arrangements to the company, and also allowed the representatives of each participating company to introduce themselves and get to know each other, so as to facilitate the follow-up and better collaboration to complete the project.

 

This accelerator program has landed in China, providing a platform for enterprises to obtain professional support, ability improvement and experience exchange opportunities in the dimension of sustainable development, which integrates learning, practice and exchange.

 

As a member of the United Nations Global Compact, an ILO SCORE corporate sustainability project licensing agency, and a member of many international organizations, Leverage has been actively promoting the sustainable development of enterprises. to create a fair, unbiased and inclusive workplace for female employees, enhance the career development of female employees, and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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If you want to know more information, please contact us: 

■ Shanghai : 
Leverage Limited (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Address: Room 402, No 2. Building, No .1328, Hengnan Rd, Shanghai, China
Phone: + 86 21 64067720
Email: cs@leveragelimited.com


■ Hongkong : 
Leverage Global Limited
Address: Room 1318-19, Hollywood Plaza, 610 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Phone: + 852 9045 0526
Email: info@leveragelimited.com