In a world of free enterprise, gender does not play a role in an individual’s ability to participate or prosper in the marketplace. In this ideal world, women have equal access to an education; they can acquire a loan and have the right to open their businesses of their choosing.
Images of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas are almost as synonymous with the city as its famed beachfronts and mountainscapes.
I've been enjoying GreenBiz's coverage of Rio+20 this week. In their piece about environmental public-private partnerships, writers Tensie Wheland (Rainforest Alliance) and John Williams (Domtar Corporation) write:
A couple of weeks ago I caught up with Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand and chatted about the latest happenings in the joinFITE campaign.
Charlotte Oades, global director of Women’s Economic Empowerment for the Coca-Cola Company, appeared recently at a BCLC event to describe how the company’s 5x20 Program helps create women-owned small business
[Editor's Note: This topic is the theme of our International Women's Day Event on March 8 at the United Nations, titled "The Role of Business in Empowering Women" (tweetchat: #CSRwomen).