2019 Ring the Bell For Gender Equality

Date: 8 March 2019
Location: World-wide
Registration: The Bell Ringing events are by invitation only. Interested stock exchanges should email info@sseinitiative.org for more information.

Survey: Please fill in this short, anonymous survey so we can better capture baseline data on what exchanges are currently doing to advance gender equality in their market.

Event Summary

In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2019), the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative is pleased to invite stock exchanges to host a bell ringing ceremony to raise awareness of the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 5.

The UN Global CompactUN WomenSustainable Stock Exchanges InitiativeInternational Finance Corporation: IFCWorld Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs (the “Global Partners”) are working together for the 5th consecutive year,  following a very successful collaboration in 2018 where 65 exchanges participated in the “Ring the Bell” events. These global ‘bell ringings’ aim to bring attention to the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to raise awareness about the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). If you have not been contacted by a Local Organizing Team and would like to host a Ring the Bell for Gender Equality event please contact the SSE team.

Make your Gender Equality Pledge

This year, we are requesting all SSE partner exchanges to make pledge(s) to take concrete action to promote gender equality as part of the Ring the Bell for Gender Equality event series. The pledge form can be found here.

Interested stock exchanges should email info@sseinitiative.org to find out more.

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