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Şişecam Signs the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

Şişecam, a sustainability-driven global player in the glass and chemicals industries, has signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The WEPs, established by United Nations, aim to empower women to take part in every aspect of society and the economy in all industries and at all levels. As a signatory to the WEPs, Sisecam will further emphasize the importance of gender equality for its entire ecosystem and deploy its resources to make a difference.

Şişecam is steadily advancing towards its goal of ranking among the world’s top three players in its main fields of activity. Sustainability is the focal point of Sisecam’s business operations on this journey and it considers gender equality as integral to its inclusive corporate culture.

As part of its sustainability strategy CareforNext, Şişecam prioritizes equality, diversity and inclusion in its value chain as part of its commitments under the pillar of ‘Empower Society.’ Şişecam adapts its factory standards to women in order to support their participation in the workforce in all areas of its operations.

In addition, Şişecam aims to inspire women in managerial roles with mentoring activities and accelerate the improvement of women’s effectiveness with training courses under its “Women Expression” program.

Şişecam is committed to boosting the percentage of female employees at the company from 24.2 percent in 2023 to over 25 percent in a short period of time. As a signatory to the WEPs, Şişecam will further emphasize the importance of gender equality for its entire ecosystem and use its resources to make a difference.

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