Aims & Objectives

WEConnect International in Europe delivers the leading international certification standard for women-owned businesses. We bring together the growing corporate and public sector demand for diverse supply chains with certified women-owned businesses.

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The main benefits are:-

for Corporate Members

  • Diversity as a driver of innovation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Reputation
  • Recognition as leaders in the field of diversity in procurement
  • Contributing to and shaping legislation

for Women Business Owners

  • Accessing contract opportunities – relationships with supportive MNCs
  • Marketing edge - differentiation as a women-owned business
  • Business to business trading and partnership creation with other WBOs

for Public Sector Supporters

  • Supplier diversity is a priority of the recommendations of Government’s Women’s Enterprise Task Force final report and recommendations, Greater Return On Women’s Enterprise
  • Equality of opportunity is a commitment of all progressive Governments
  • National/Regional Productivity and GVA
  • Support of women-owned businesses with growth potential

WEConnect International in Europe delivers a practical programme connecting women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to corporate and public sector contract opportunities; and a broader programme of corporate and public sector influence and culture change.