London Stock Exchange Group celebrates International Women's Day 2021 - Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
For the seventh consecutive year, a global collaboration across over 100 exchanges around the world plan to hold a bell ringing event to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 (8 March 20201). The events - which started on Monday 1 March, will last for two weeks - are a partnership between IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, UN Global Compact, UN Women, the World Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs,
The UN Women’s theme for International Women’s Day 2021 - “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world ” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Women leaders and women’s organizations have demonstrated their skills, knowledge and networks to effectively lead in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. Today there is more recognition than ever before that women bring different experiences, perspectives and skills to the table, and make irreplaceable contributions to decisions, policies and laws that work better for all.