Dubai, UAE – Augustus Media, a leading modern media company has committed to advancing equality between women and men by signing a statement of support for the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs).
The company’s alignment with the UN WEPs demonstrates its commitment to bringing the broadest pool of talent, furthering competitiveness, meeting corporate responsibility and sustainability commitments, modeling behavior within the company, encouraging economic and social opportunities that provide for women and men, girls and boys, and fostering sustainable development in the countries in which they operate.
Dr. Mouza Al Shehhi, Director, UN Women, GCC Liaison Office said:
“We are delighted to welcome Augustus Media as a signatory to the Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs). This step demonstrates the strong commitment of the company to advance gender equality and women empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and in the community.”
Richard Fitzgerald, CEO & Founder of Augustus Media commented,
“The UN Women Empowerment Principles are a tangible example of how a reputable organization can have a measurable impact on advancing gender equity in the workplace. As an SME, Augustus Media is enthusiastic about participating in the UN WEP, and we welcome the support and guidance in how we govern our organization as we grow.”
Augustus Media’s alignment to the UN WEPs showcases the company’s commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace that values diversity and ensures equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of gender or any other personal characteristic.
By signing the UN WEPs statement of support, Augustus Media joins a growing community of companies committed to promoting gender equality and empowering women in the workplace. The company’s dedication to advancing gender equity sets an example for businesses in the region to follow and we hope to see more organizations join this important initiative in the future.
About Augustus Media
Augustus Media is an award-winning Middle Eastern digital media company based in Dubai and Riyadh and has been designed to adapt and evolve to this perpetually changing media environment. Across Lovin Dubai, Lovin Saudi and Smashi apps, websites, social and audio platforms, Augustus Media has 6 million social media followers, with 1 million monthly readers and they reach every social media user in the UAE at least once per week. Lovin’ captures the best of the world around us: what we see, do, think, eat and drink. Lovin’s mantra is simple: Lovin’ Your Life. Smashi is a business, tech and culture streaming service from the Middle East, for the driven, the dreamers and the doers.