Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, HeForShe aims to mobilise one billion men and boys in support of gender equality.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2015, PwC became an IMPACT 10x10x10 champion– making PwC one of the first 10 corporations around the world committing to take bold, game-changing action to achieve gender equality within and beyond their institutions.
The HeForShe’s IMPACT 10x10x10 programme engages 30 key leaders across three sectors—the public sector, private sector and academia. All 30 IMPACT champions have made common commitments and have also developed tailored commitments, formally reviewed by an expert team at UN Women and approved personally by the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
IMPACT champions were selected based on their reputation for strong ethical practices; their demonstrated excellence in public service; their global reach and relevance, and their willingness to use their full footprint and influence to drive and inspire change across the private sector.
PwC’s commitments include: