Commitment to Action

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Buying from Women

Commitment by

WEConnect International

In 2016, WEConnect International committed to expanding upon a previous CGI commitment to track and measure global contract opportunities for women owned business based outside of the U.S. WEConnect will focus on making it easier for corporations to find and do business with more women as suppliers and to measure their progress from 2016 to 2021. This commitment is part of the “Girls, Women & the Global Goals” coalition of multi-sectoral partners convened by No Ceilings, Vital Voices, and WEConnect International. The coalition is working collectively to advance gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals agenda, particularly focused on the areas of promoting women’s economic participation; addressing violence against girls and women; and advancing women’s leadership in both private and public sectors.

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Commitment

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Buying from Women

Launched

2016

Est. Duration

4 years

Estimated Total Value

$500,000

Commitment by

WEConnect International

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Walmart, Pfizer Inc, EY, IBM, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Ingersoll Rand Company Ltd., Procter & Gamble, East West Center