Companies committed to forging a gender equal world
Progressive companies around the world are actively supporting women's advancement and helping to forge gender equality. These companies maintain
a strong connection between their higher purpose and their business - and they understand the importance of women's contribution to society. They
value diversity and inclusion, and lead the way when it comes to attracting and retaining female talent within their progressive workforce.
International Women's Day 2020 Partners
HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine
their businesses for the digital age. Their technology
products, services, and engineering are built on four decades of innovation, with a world-renowned management philosophy, a strong culture of invention
and risk-taking, and a relentless focus on customer relationships. Women's empowerment is an important part of HCL's holistic diversity agenda.
What unites Amazonians is that they’re all striving to delight their customers and make their lives
easier. Women lead some of Amazon's largest and most innovative businesses and have a positive impact on their products and services. Amazon seeks
diverse perspectives and encourages their communities to embrace that we are all human, all different, and all equal.
For more than 130 years Avon has stood for women: providing innovative, quality beauty products primarily sold to women, through women.
Millions of independent sales Representatives across the world sell iconic Avon brands via their social networks,
building their own beauty businesses on a full- or part-time basis. Avon supports women's empowerment, entrepreneurship and well-being and has donated
over $1billion to women's causes through Avon and the
Medtronic is among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies – alleviating pain,
restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 90,000 people worldwide, serving physicians,
hospitals and patients in more than 150 countries. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further,
International Women's Day 2020 Supporters
Further International Women's Day 2020 relationships open.
International Women's Day Collaborations
International Women's Day Collaborations are with companies that provide significant in-kind services to help support and drive
the delivery of the International Women's Day website and related global activity. To explore becoming a Collaborator,
please submit a detailed proposal for consideration via the IWD Collaborations section.
International Women's Day Charities of Choice
Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organisation with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace
inclusion. They're dedicated to creating workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive. They act as
a catalyst through their pioneering research, tools and services, events and recognition programs. Together, their offerings raise
awareness of how inclusion benefits today’s global businesses, and provide guidance and solutions on how to enact real change. Catalyst
invites women, men and organisations to join them building the inclusion that'll change business, society and lives for the better.
Learn more about Catalyst or
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) represents 10 million young people in 150 countries,
making it the world's largest international organisation for girls. As the global umbrella organisation for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts,
WAGGGS gives them the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, speak out on issues that are important to them and make changes in
their communities and countries. Leadership is at the core of the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting Movement. It runs through everything they
do. WAGGGS supports girls to be leaders and make positive choices. They provide them with dynamic and flexible training in life skills
and leadership and empowers them to advocate for themselves to improve the lives of girls across the world. Learn more about
International Women's Day Friends
Friends of IWD are relationships that see grassroots groups deliver agreed amplification activity
to support IWD and meet selection criteria. Activity is not generally an event as these are already listed
here - but rather co-branded marketing activity and promotion supporting the IWD annual campaign theme.
To submit a proposal, please visit the Friends of IWD section.