More than 500 applications were submitted from 19 Asia-Pacific countries, and the time has come to unveil the region’s top business champions taking action for gender equality. Join us on November 23rd to celebrate the culminating event of the 2022 Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards. Register today! 
Our WeEmpowerAsia countries have already begun celebrating their National Awardees. Relive the excitement by watching the recordings now for Philippines. Watch this space as more ceremonies take place in the coming weeks!
Celebrating business champions for gender equality
Congratulations to all the 2021 and 2020 Awards winners who have been honoured as the highest achieving businesses in their respective categories. We've decided to catch up with our regional winners to find out more about what inspires them and what makes them tick watch below to find out more. 
The Women's Empowerment Principles: A decade-defining movement

The year 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of the WEPs or Women's Empowerment Principles, which are emblematic of a global corporate network of nearly 5,000 signatories with a common mission to achieve gender equality in business. Developed by UN Women and UN Global Compact in 2010, the WEPs are seven guiding principles providing a roadmap for a more equal, inclusive and sustainable future.


Following the success of its first edition last year, the UN Women Asia-Pacific WEPs Awards in 2021 will once again recognize the achievements of businesses actively working to empower women. Because while the pandemic has put Asia-Pacific economies to the test, it also opens up the possibility of many more remarkable stories of business resilience, innovation and commitment to improve a range of gender issues.


The WEPs Awards is hosted by UN Women's WeEmpowerAsia programme with the European Union as donor and partner. To learn more about WeEmpowerAsia, visit http://weempowerasia.org.

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