Research shows that when women have control over their incomes, they invest in the health, education and well-being of their families. They also tend to reach out to propel other women forward, creating a powerful multiplier effect that benefits all of society.
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For eighteen years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized leading businesses whose purpose-driven work makes the world around them a better place.
For a growing number of women worldwide, particularly those in underserved communities, the road to economic empowerment starts with a mobile device.
Increasingly socially conscious consumers seek to support companies that pursue purpose, not just profit. Investing in women can serve as a promising way of achieving economic and social value. When women prosper, local communities and businesses prosper. During the U.S.
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A recent United Nations report states that limits on women’s participation in the workforce across the Asia-Pacific region cost the global economy an estimated $89 billion every year. Inadequate representation of wo
Although women’s access to economic opportunities has greatly increased around the world, many women and girls still face considerable barriers to economic participation.
[Editor’s Note: Chunmei (Mei) Li is Director at Worldwide Corporate Contributions (WCC) Johnson & Johnson.