Statement of PhilWEN Chair & PBCWE Co-Chair Boots Garcia on the Philippines’ Ranking in the 2020 WEF Global Gender Gap Report

Manila, Philippines – Every year, those of us in the Gender Equality advocacy await in anticipation on how well our respective countries fair in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report. The report analyzed 153 countries in their progress towards gender parity, focusing on four main themes: economic participation, educational attainment, health and survival,… Read more »

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Australian Government Recognizes PBCWE, Insular Life on Workplace Gender Equality Achievements

22 October Makati City, Philippines – In a move to intensify Australia’s commitment to be at the forefront of efforts to empower women and girls and promote gender equality around the world, Dr. Sharman Stone, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, meets with Philippine Gender equality advocates in the Philippines led by Philippine Business Coalition… Read more »

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Full Paper: Women in the Philippine C-Suite

Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE) and the Philippine Women’s Economic Network (PhilWEN) in partnership with the Makati Business Club (MBC), release this study looking at the state of women’s participation in the Philippine C-Suite. The study, “Women in the Philippine C-Suite”, focuses on the mid-managers, both male and female, of 129 top Philippine… Read more »

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Statement of PhilWEN Chair & PBCWE Co-Chair Boots Garcia on the Philippines’ Ranking in the 2018 WEF Global Gender Gap Report

We welcome the results of the 2018 World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report, ranking the Philippines 8th in the world, rising from the 10th spot last year. We also celebrate the results as the Philippines is recognized as the only country from Southeast Asia in the Top 10. We at the Philippine Women’s Economic… Read more »

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PBCWE Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement with EDGE, the Leading Global Certification Standard for Workplace Gender Equality

Makati City, Philippines / Zurich, Switzerland, 4 December, 2018 – The Philippine Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (PBCWE), announced that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) for the delivery of EDGE Certification in the Philippines. EDGE is the world’s leading business certification standard for workplace gender equality,… Read more »

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Male Champions Talk About Gender Equality

7 September 2018, Makati City, Philippines – Many people have come to believe that gender equality is only a women’s issue as most gender initiatives continue to emphasize only the empowerment of women and many times, men are not invited to participate in gender equality programs. If they are, they are often unsure how to… Read more »

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PBCWE LAUNCHES WEE MEAN BUSINESS: PHILIPPINE WOMEN LEADERS BREAKFAST DIALOGUE FOR WOMEN’S DAY

Manila, Philippines – The Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE) launched “WEE Mean Business: Philippine Women Leaders Breakfast Dialogue to celebrate International Women’s Month on 27 February 2018 at Manila Polo Club. PBCWE is a coalition of seven large companies committed to pursuing gender equality in the workplace. The event brought together a diverse… Read more »

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Empowering women in the World of Work

The Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment, with the Philippine Women’s Economic Network, Investing in Women, International Finance  Corporation, and McKinsey & Company jointly hosted a forum, “Womenomics and the Future of Work,” on March 17, 2018 at New World Hotel Makati, to share data and initiatives from their recent studies  that support the business… Read more »

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Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment and Makati Business Club embark on Research On Gender Diversity in Top Management

Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE), an inaugural project under the Philippine Women’s Economic Network (PhilWEN), announced its partnership with the Makati Business Club to present the real state of gender diversity in Philippine corporations. The PBCWE-MBC research and advocacy project entitled, “Addressing the Leaking Pipeline in the Philippines (ALPP): Evidence-based Advocacy for Gender… Read more »

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AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR PRESENTS EDGE AWARDS INTERNATIONAL GENDER EQUALITY CERTIFICATION TO AYALA LAND AND CONVERGYS PHILIPPINES

Ayala Land Inc and Convergys Philippines received their EDGE certification Awards on 5 March at New World Hotel, Makati. Globally, they are the first in their respective industries to receive this EDGE certification. Ayala Land Inc. is the first real estate company and Convergys Philippines is the first BPO company to receive this gender equality… Read more »

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