Gathering the world’s most influential decision-makers and doers to improve the global human condition, and we will not stop until we have gender equality.
If women and men participated equally as entrepreneurs, global GDP could rise up to 6%, boosting the global economy by $5 trillion.
If women play an identical role in labor markets to that of men, as much as $28 trillion, or 26%, could be added to global annual GDP by 2025.
Fortune 500 companies with at least three female directors experienced a return on equity increase of 53%.
“Gender equality must play a key role in creating lasting solutions to the challenges we face as a world – whether building economies that work for everyone, preparing for jobs of the future, fighting climate change, or advancing peace and security.”
When women participate, peace lasts longer. Peace agreements are 35% more likely to last at least 15 years if a woman is at the negotiation table.
If farming resources were equitable, we could avoid 2 billion tons of emissions between now and 2050.