SHEconomy – it’s your business!
“Gender equality at work is not a women’s issue, but a business and economic imperative”.
“Today, women still only represent 16% of board members in Europe – a shocking waste of talent when you think that 60% of university graduates are female. Making use of female talent can improve companies’ performance. A number of studies from business actors suggest that companies with a higher share of women at top levels deliver stronger organisational and financial performance. The question is just: how to get there?” Vice-President Viviane Reding, the EU’s Justice Commissioner Read more…
“If we fail to unlock the potential of women in the labour market, we’re not only failing those individuals, we’re failing our whole economy.” David Cameron
SHEconomy Fast Facts. Read more….
SHEconomy is synonymous with the growing economic potential of women.
– The concept womenomics is from a report from the car company Chrysler drafted in 1995, which outlined the purchasing power of women already at that time represented for Chrysler.
– The Economist wrote in 2006:
“Forget China, India and the Internet: Ecomomic growth is driven by women.”
Source: The danish newspaper: Information