Switzerland

In Switzerland, women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women may self-register with WEConnect International. Self-registration is a unique opportunity for women business owners to enter the WEConnect International eNetwork and partner with other women owned businesses. It also allows women business owners to create a business profile in WEConnect International’s eNetwork which is accessed by our corporate members, certified women’s business enterprise (WBEs) and other self-registered businesses globally. 

Certification is now available! Contact Kathrin Puhan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

WEConnect International ermittelt, schult, registriert und zertifiziert Frauenunternehmen außerhalb der USA, die sich zu mindestens 51 % im Eigentum, unter der Führung und Kontrolle einer oder mehrerer Frauen befinden, und baut Verbindungen zu den passenden Einkäufern auf.

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April 18th, 2018

As of this month, WEConnect International is proud to extend Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification to women-owned businesses in Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. 

WBE Certification offers a formal verification for corporations purchasing goods and services from women businesses owners that meets universal standards for certification. It ensures that said businesses are truly at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. Women-owned businesses in Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands can also continue to self-register on the WEConnect International eNetwork.

“Supplier diversity is a really new part of the diversity landscape here in Europe,” says WEConnect International’s Executive Director for Europe Maggie Berry, “It’s exciting to be working with our corporate members who are leading by example to pioneer the inclusive sourcing movement in the region.”

March 2018, Zurich - Please save the date and more information will follow!

WEConnect International in Switzerland are a collaboration partner for the Advance Women IWD 2018 Initiative - Gender Equality Means Business. The Advance Celebration Event will celebrate IWD 18 with a signature event in collaboration with the University of Zurich. With up to 250-300 high-level guests from economy, politics, academia, public authorities and the media, the event will display #EqualityMeansBusiness commitments and it aims to send out a powerful message to Switzerland. It will be a thought-provoking event with top-level speakers advancing the gender equality discussion to the next level. A moderated panel discussion will give leaders the platform to share their success stories with regards to last year’s commitments.


International Women's Day 2018: 

Thursday 8th March 2018, 17:30-20:00h, University of Zurich, Zurich, CH

WEConnect International ermittelt, schult, registriert und zertifiziert Frauenunternehmen außerhalb der USA, die sich zu mindestens 51 % im Eigentum, unter der Führung und Kontrolle einer oder mehrerer Frauen befinden, und kreiert Chancen um mit Grossunternehmen zusammenzuarbeiten. 

Das Zertifizierungssiegel von WEConnect International ist eine offizielle Garantie für unternehmerische Einkäufer, dass sie Produkte und/oder Dienstleistungen von einem von Frauen geführten Unternehmen erwerben. Wenn Ihr Unternehmen wachstumsorientiert ist, kann WEConnect International Ihren Erfolg auf lokalen und globalen Märkten fördern. 

Advance Women     vdulogo

Kathrin PuhanKathrin Puhan
Certification Partner, WEConnect International in Switzerland
Stockerstrasse 32
8002 Zurich
Switzerland
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