Economic empowerment is a key step in making women full participants in their communities. Nonetheless there still remains the need to link such initiatives of economic empowerment to programmes that address the issue of women’s empowerment in a more fundamental way. The next key question for corporate leaders to reflect upon should be the following: How to efficiently organise the millions of dollars currently being spent on increasing opportunities for women?
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are here - and here to stay for the next fifteen years. We know that they will be forming the basis of investment decision making for the public sector, but what do they actually mean for business?