Tag: United Nations

Women’s Rights To Take Center Stage In 2020

World leaders, civil society and the private sector are preparing to make 2020 the biggest year yet for the advancement of women’s rights. Over the course of the year, thousands of people are expected to attend high-level UN events and forums in Mexico City and Paris to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing platform for action, a landmark agreement to end gender…

What Difference Can A Multinational Make?

By Marcos Neto Multinational companies have immense power to tackle global challenges such as poverty, climate change, and gender inequality. They have the ability to transform low-income markets and help lift millions—even billions—out of poverty. Inclusive business, which is designed to benefit low-income communities is one such model, but numerous internal barriers are preventing multinationals from adopting it. In the…