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Jun112023

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Commitment to a safe, engaged, and inclusive workplace at Aboitiz Equity Ventures
The case study examines the efforts made by Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) in carrying out a safe, engaged, and inclusive workplace. Published by the Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE), it explores AEV’s efforts to enhance employee perception of WGE through online surveys, leadership forums, and improved training on WGE and sexual harassment, and to improve gender balance at the board level. It also highlighted AEV’s gender-sensitive policies in recruitment, performance appraisals, and performance metrics.
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Mar032023

Case Study

Investor’s Journey In Gender Lens Investing: Examples From The Field (AVV)
Investor’s Journey In Gender Lens Investing: Examples From The Field (AVV) provides valuable insight into implementing gender lens investing strategies in Vietnam. It aims to provide investors with a framework to understand the importance, potential benefits, and challenges of gender lens investing.
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Mar032023

Case Study

Sustaining an inclusive culture for women at DDB Group Philippines
Sustaining an inclusive culture for women at DDB Group Philippines looks into the efforts of DDB Group Philippines to sustain an inclusive culture for women in their organization. Published by the Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE), the case study highlights the various initiatives implemented by the company to create a positive work environment and ensure equal opportunities for all of their employees regardless of gender.
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Jan252023

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Sponsorship and Its Effects on Workplace Gender Equality PT Vale Indonesia and PT Adis Dimensions Footwea
The Case Study: Sponsorship and Its Effects on Workplace Gender Equality - PT Vale Indonesia and PT Adis Dimensions Footwear examines the influence of sponsorship programs on gender equality in the workplace. Through four in-depth interviews with key persons including sponsors, sponsees, HR personnel, and International Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE) staff conducted between May and July 2022, this study investigates the value of sponsorship programs in linking, advocating and promoting women to leadership positions within organizations. The two companies explored in this case study are Vale Indonesia and Adis Dimensions Footwear – both of which have implemented various forms of sponsorship initiatives to help advance women into top-level positions.
The findings suggest that effective sponsorship programs can be successful in creating an environment of gender equality within an organisation. It was noted that these programs tend to be more effective when they are tailored to meet the individual needs of each company’s culture rather than relying on a one-size-fits-all approach. This is especially important for companies whose cultures may not traditionally support gender diversity or might otherwise have strong biases against it.
Additionally, the study suggests that organisations must make sure that their mentorship and promotional systems are not limited only to men or any other privileged group; rather they should provide equal opportunity for all employees who demonstrate potential regardless of gender identity or background.
Moreover, sponsorship programs can also serve as invaluable tools for increasing the visibility of female leaders within an organization. This increases the chances of women being selected for top executive roles as well as being able to access valuable networks and resources that could benefit them professionally. In addition to providing a platform for collaboration between male and female leaders within a company, such initiatives also create opportunities for dialogue about workplace discrimination and corporate policies related to gender equality both internally and externally – helping ensure that there is a commitment from all stakeholders towards achieving a truly inclusive work environment across the company’s operations.
This case study was originally published on the IBCWE website.
Fssi Case Study
Jun212022

Case Study

Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc
Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field is a series of case studies that seek to promote awareness and knowledge exchange of Gender Lens Investing (GLI) practices by sharing honest and relatable example, illustrating the role of philanthropic capital. 
InBEST Gender Lens Investing
Apr292022

Case Study

Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: inBEST Ventures
Investor’s Journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field is a series of case studies that seek to promote awareness and knowledge exchange of Gender Lens Investing (GLI) practices by sharing honest and relatable example, illustrating the role of philanthropic capital in these.  
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