PSX Becomes Signatory of Women's Empowerment Principles - Press Release issued by Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited.

Karachi -- January 10, 2023 (PPI-OT)Following is the text of press release issued by Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX)QuoteIn a positive move forward signifying Pakistan Stock Exchange's (PSX) efforts to promote increased women participation, gender equality and adopting gender-responsive policies, PSX has become a signatory of Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).WEPs, the founding partners of which are UN Women and UN Global Compact, are a set of Principles aimed at advancing gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. WEPs provide guidelines for corporates to deliver on gender equality standards of the 2030 agenda and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More information on UN SDGs is accessible at: and WEPs constitute of seven basic principles to leverage the corporate world towards the goal of achieving a society prioritising gender equality, sustainability and growth. These seven principles are leadership, equality, health and safety, education and training, transparency, community, and markets.Speaking at the occasion of PSX becoming a signatory of WEPs, the MD and CEO PSX, Mr. Farrukh H. Khan, stated, "By becoming a signatory of Women Empowerment Principles, we have sent a strong message that PSX is committed to and supports gender equality and women empowerment. PSX has therefore reinforced its commitment to becoming a model corporate for attracting greater talent, regardless of gender or any other...

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