EDGE Workshop on 16th Feb 2018

On 16th February, 2018, “EDGE Workshop” was conducted in cooperation with Investing in Women (IW) and International Finance Cooperation (IFC) with the participants fromFirst Myanmar Investment (FMI), City Mart Holdings (CMHL) and Shwe Taung Group (STG): - our founding members who are going to start proceeding the EDGE Certification program. This workshop focused to support […]

AVPN – Myanmar Social Impact Forum 2018

On 27th February, 2018, we – Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE) - participated as a panel discussion at AVPN (Asian Venture Philanthropy Network) Social Impact Forum at Yangon. Alongside with our alliance; IFC – International Finance Cooperation and IW – Investing in Women; the session discussed about the concept of workplace gender equality not […]

Ring the Bell for Gender Equality – 9TH March 2018

On 9th March 2018 – together with the leading business women, we – BCGE – represented as a panellist at “Ring the bell” event hosted by Yangon Stock Exchange to support the gender equality in the working environment. The panel was discussed about the existence of women business leaders in Myanmar, how their decision making […]

EDGE Communication Workshop on 6th July 2018

On 6th July, 2018, “EDGE Communication Workshop” was conducted for our founding members; in cooperation with Investing in Women (IW) and International Finance Cooperation (IFC) to support in designing effective communication plan regarding Gender Equality at workplace and EDGE certification programme. As the commitment of promoting gender equality in the workplace in Myanmar, our Business […]

EDGE Workshop for Founding Members on 26th July 2018

On 26th July, 2018, “EDGE Workshop for Founding Members” was conducted in cooperation with Investing in Women (IW) with the participants from KBZ Bank, IKBZ Insurance Team, Parami Energy Group, Ayeyarwady Bank (AYA Bank) and First Myanmar Investment (FMI) head office group: - our founding members who are going to start proceeding the EDGE Certification […]

“SMART FAMILY TALK” organised by Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE)

Taikkyi Township

Taikkyi Township ( 18th September 2018): With the direction of H.E. Daw Naw Pan Thinzar Myo, Kayin Ethnic Affairs Minister, Yangon Region Government, the Business Coalition For Gender Equality Association led by Daw Zarchi Tin organised a "Smart Family Talk" at the Kayin Baptist Church in Taikkyi township on 18th September 2018. Her Excellency delivered […]

Business Coalition for Gender Equality Association Launched in Myanmar

Yangon

Yangon, 5 October 2018— The Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement and The Australian Embassy in Myanmar today launched a coalition of six businesses committed to gender equality in their own companies and in the country’s private sector. The Business Coalition for Gender Equality (BCGE) was formed by FMI Company Limited, City Mart Holding […]

International Women’s Day 2020: Journey to Equality

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating International Women's Day on March 4th at our membership appreciation dinner! It was inspiring to see BCGE's members, partners, supporters, Board of Directors, Senior Government officials, as well as CEOs and top management from leading businesses come together to celebrate current members who are doing excellent work in […]

BCGE celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

BCGE ( Business Coalition for Gender Equality Association) celebrates an International Women’s Day by participating at an International Women’s Day event held in Nay Pyi Taw on 8th March 2019. The event was participated by gender and women organizations under the Myanmar National Women Committee together with entrepreneurs across the country working with UN Women. […]

Flexible Working and Gender Equality During a Crisis and Beyond

In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations are transitioning to work from home. With lockdowns and social distancing likely to continue for months, it will be increasingly important to ensure that people are prepared to handle this new reality. In this webinar, BCGE's team of expert technical advisors will discuss: […]

COVID-19 and Flexible Working Arrangements

Date: Tuesday May 12, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   The impact of the pandemic has revealed the need for more organizations need to embrace flexible work, not just for crises situations, but also to build better, more inclusive workplaces that prioritize productivity over facetime and consider diverse staff needs. How […]

Guide for Work from Home Policy & Practice

Date: Thursday May 14, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations are transitioning to work from home. With lock-downs and social distancing likely to continue for months, it will be increasingly important to ensure that people are prepared to handle […]

Inclusive Leadership for Workplace Inclusivity During a Crisis

Date: Tuesday May 19, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Zoom Webinar   During a crisis, inclusive leadership is essential to help all the members of your team feel productive, engaged, and supported. How will you create a strong workplace culture and build resilience as an inclusive leader during the current situation and in […]

LGBT+ Equality in the Workplace: A Resource for Employers

Date: Wednesday May 20, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) and Colors Rainbow, you will gain an understanding of how to build better and more inclusive workplaces for the LGBTQ+ community, with practical resources, recommendations, and examples.   In this webinar, Colors Rainbow's […]

Disability Inclusion in Crisis Response

Date: Friday May 22, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), you will gain an understanding of why disability inclusion is an important and necessary factor in crisis response management and learn about the current situation for persons with disabilities […]

Working From Home During COVID-19 and Gender-based Violence

Date: Tuesday May 26, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Akhaya Women, you will learn: - Gendered impacts of COVID-19 on women  - Data on increased GBV and causes - How to support - as employers, as family and friends, as a community  - Additional resources […]

MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN COVID-19 RESPONSE TO SAVE ECONOMIES

Online Webinar

Date: Thursday May 28, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with the Gender Equality Network (GEN), you will understand relations between gender & economy and why gender mainstreaming is important in the time of crisis like COVID-19 pandemic and the discussion will provide easy tips for […]

Maintaining Mental Health During COVID-19

Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020 Time: 10 - 11 am Location: Online Webinar   In this webinar in partnership with Marble Psychological Services, you will learn how organizations can support employees and teams during this time of COVID-19. As many teams now work virtually - it is now more important than ever to keep in […]

#KhitThitPhayPhay Campaign 2020

Campaign Objectives - To celebrate Father’s Day by raising awareness about paternity leave and gender roles in the home and at work  - To encourage uptake of paternity leave and sharing care work and household work especially during the pandemic and work-from-home - To break barriers to gender equality by re-examining gendered norms and re-imagining […]

August Breastfeeding Awareness Month Campaign

Virtual

  Campaign Objectives ကင်ပိန်း၏ ရည်ရွယ်ချက် - To promote the importance of family-friendly policies to enable breastfeeding and help parents nurture their children  ရင်သွေးငယ်များ ပြုစုပျိုးထောင်နိုင်ရန် မိဘများကို ပံ့ပိုးကူညီခြင်းနှင့် မိခင်နို့ချိုတိုက်ကျွေးနိုင်အောင် ဆောင်ရွက်ပေးသော မိသားစု အဆင်ပြေသည့် မူဝါဒ ထားရှိခြင်း အရေးပါမှုကို အားပေးမြှင့်တင်ရန် - To capacitate a family-friendly workplace by providing lactation room for working mothers လုပ်ငန်းခွင်ဝင် မိခင်များအတွက် မိခင်နို့ချိုသိုလှောင်ခန်းကို ထောက်ပံ့ပေးခြင်းအားဖြင့် မိသားစုအတွက် အဆင်ပြေသော အလုပ်ခွင် ဖန်တီးဆောင်ရွက်ရန် […]

Research Report Launch – MYANMAR AND COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Virtual

MYANMAR AND COVID-19: IMPACT ON THE PRIVATE SECTOR Report Launch Virtual Panel  Wednesday, 7th October 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am | via Zoom The COVID-19 pandemic of early 2020 caused a global contraction in economic demand and supply that saw hundreds of millions of workers around the globe stood down or only able […]

Learn How To Build a Safe and Happy Workplace: Anti-Harassment Training Launch

Zoom

To kick off our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, BCGE is launching a new training module to help businesses and organizations tackle workplace harassment. Addressing workplace harassment is fundamental for business success and sustainability. Fostering safe and happy workplaces free of bullying, violence, and harassment can increase employee retention rates, reduce absenteeism, […]

Panel Discussion: The State of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Myanmar during COVID-19

Zoom

In partnership with the Gender Equality Network, Akhaya Women, and DKT Myanmar, we will provide an overview of the current state of GBV in Myanmar. Our panelists will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on increased risks of GBV and domestic violence, especially as most organizations have transitioned back to working from home. For many, this […]