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Who We Are


The Canadian Coalition to Empower Women exists to advance gender equality and the economic empowerment of all genders including women in Canada; recognizing the essential role of inclusive intersectional awareness and collaborative partnerships to sustain strong economies, build stable and just societies, and improve the quality of life for all Canadians and their families in communities across Canada. 

 

What We Do

 

CONNECT

Bring together Canada's innovative private sector dedicated to engaging, developing and promoting women and gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community with visionary organizations and governmental leaders leveraging the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve gender equality and inclusive diversity in Canada.

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ENGAGE 

Build local, provincial and national partnerships across all stakeholders to advance gender equality and economic empowerment across Canada, one community at a time.

 

EMPOWER

Support Business, Government and Community Organizations through:

  • Awareness Campaigns and Signing Moments,
  • Best Practice Sharing,
  • Recognition, Awards,
  • Promotion and Advocacy, and
  • Community Building Events and Activities

 

Our Goal

Grounded in fundamental Canadian values of diversity and inclusion and leveraging the universal guidance of the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), Sustainable Development Goals the empowerwomen.org online platform for change we:

  • Connect and build partnerships with businesses of all sizes, government at all levels, and all other stakeholders including civil society, community service, business and labour organizations.
  • Engage in exploring the benefits of gender equality and exploring the associated myths to promote a fresh dialogue that acknowledges that it will take all of us from every stakeholder group to make gender equality a reality in Canada.
  • Empower innovative thinking, bold action and best practice sharing to create tangible strategies and workplace policies and practices to create sustainable; representation, opportunity and value solutions.

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Your Signing Moment

Join the growing number of progressive and mindful leaders from businesses of all shapes and sizes, governments at all levels and civil society organizations that have taken the all-important first step on their journey to empowerment. Check out the real Power of a Signature and Formal Signing Moments.

Who can Sign the WEPs

Companies (private, public, state-owned and cooperatives) of any size and industry, established under national law, industry associations and chambers of commerce committed to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community are invited to join the WEPs community.  See the WEPs Brochure released March 2021

Sign the UN WEPs - CEO's - Businesses/Industry Associations/Chambers 

Joining the WEPs network is straightforward: Download the CEO Statement of Support (EnglishFrenchSpanishPortuguese), have it signed by your company/business association CEO, and submit it with your online application at https://www.weps.org/join.

For a fast and seamless online signing process, you can review - How to Complete the Application guidelines and instructions  (EnglishFrench). 

You may also wish to consult the Frequently Asked Questions.

Already a WEPs signatory? Be sure to create your WEPs Community Profile

We recognize that in addition to the commitment of Business Leaders, partnerships with "Other" important Partners and Stakeholders, such as civil society, international organizations, academia and governments at all levels will be required to advance gender equality and inclusion in Canada.

Sign the CCEW Statment of Support - Organizations, Civil Society and Governments

All stakeholders committed to gender equality can sign the CCEW Statement of support. Organizations/Civil Society and Governments can keep informed by joining the Empowerwomen.org movement and register their organization on the UN Women - global empowerwomen.org Organization online form.

 

Newsletter

Check out the  latest CCEW Newsletter - Dec 2020 

Content Summary - Celebrating Canadian WEPs Signatories - How to Sign and Set up a Profile Page

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