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18 June 2012

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Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum: Gender Equality for Sustainability (Global Compact / UN Women)

Production Date: 
18 Jun 2012

Video Length

01:24:05

Asset Language: 
English

Summary: 
This session will explore how business can maximize its contribution to sustainable development by prioritizing and integrating gender equality and women's empowerment as key components of corporate sustainability.
Description: 
Despite increased efforts, corporate sustainability and gender equality concerns often remain disconnected. This session will explore how business can maximize its contribution to sustainable development by prioritizing and integrating gender equality and women's empowerment as key components of corporate sustainability. Examples of concrete, innovative business approaches and practices in this area will be highlighted. Keynote Remarks: Mme. Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women Moderator: Ms. Monika Weber-Fahr, Global Business Line Leader for Sustainable Business Advisory, IFC/World Bank Group Speakers/Panelists Ms. Margaret Groff, Chief Financial Officer, Itaipu Binacional H.E. Mr. Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark Mr. Paolo Andrea Colombo, Chairman, ENEL Ms. Cynthia Curtis, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, CA Technologies Ms. Leda A. S. Böger, Executive Director, Instituto Consulado da Mulher, an initiative of Whirlpool Latin America Ms. Rebecca Charlton, Chief Financial Officer, Nickel Division, Anglo American Ms. Zeinab Al Moumani, President, Specific Union for Women Farmers, Jordan and President, Sakhrah Women's Society Cooperative on Social Entrepreneurship Ms. Barbara Krumsiek, Chair, CEO and President, Calvert Investments, Inc.

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