Be the First to Hear about IETP's Gender Equality Program this September

IETP is excited to announce that we have developed a Gender Equality Program to promote SDG5 and supply chain sustainability. Join us on September 15th to learn more!

IETP is an organisation which champions women's empowerment. We are a signatory to the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP), 66% of our senior leadership and C-Suite executives are made up of women. To offer buyers and suppliers opportunities to take part in Gender Equality & Women Empowerment initiatives. We have developed programs & policies which empower women & gender equality principles at factory-level. Join us on the 15th of September, as we host a webinar introducing our Gender Equality (GE) program for buyers (brands, retailers, agents, etc.), launching this October.

  • Date: 15 Sept, 2022
  • Time: 4pm HKT / 9am BST
  • Language: English
  • Format: Attend it live/ get the recording

IETP's Gender Equality Program

Who should join?

  • Buyers (Brands, Retailers, Licensors, Agents)
  • Sustainability Partitioners who are looking for initiatives to improve gender equality /empower women/ or promote gender awareness in the supply chain
  • Businesses that are looking to strengthen their engagement with suppliers

IETP - Gender Equality Program in the Supply Chain

The hour-long webinar will look at:

  • The needs & importance of joining a Gender Equality Program
  • How can businesses incorporate SDG5 (Gender Equality) into their supply chain
  • How can businesses empower women at the factory level
  • Understand the design of the Gender Equality Program & the resources available
  • Learn about the timeline of the Gender Equality Program
  • Preview the expected impacts and benefits of the Gender Equality Program
Gender Equality

Additional Information about Global Goal 5 (SDG5, Gender Equality) Targets:

5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

5.4 Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate

5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

5.6 Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

5.A Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws

5.B Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

5.C Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels


Other resources to help businesses promote Gender Equality: