Toronto, Canada
October 7, 2020

Procter & Gamble and WEConnect International Launch Business Development Program

TORONTO, Canada, October 5, 2020 – P&G and WEConnect International have partnered to deliver a world-class Business Development Program for women business owners in Toronto this Fall. Through this program, we have been able to empower 280 women-owned companies in the U.S., India, UK, Turkey, China, Nigeria, South Africa, Singapore, Costa Rica, Brazil, Pakistan, UAE, Egypt and Mexico.

Facilitated by in-house P&G experts who have stepped up to serve as subject matter experts, topics covered during this training include:

  • How to apply successful sales and marketing strategies
  • How to grow your business with multinationals and global supply chains
  • How to align and implement your legal and human resource constructs to achieve a competitive advantage
  • Developing your leadership

This program is ideal for women business owners who have clients in global supply chains or who are looking to grow their B2B business.

This program will be offered virtually on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 23, 2020 from 1pm – 5pm
  • Monday, November 30, 2020 from 1pm – 5pm
  • Monday, December 7, 2020 from 1pm – 5pm
  • Monday, December 14, 2020 from 1pm – 5pm

Application to participate in the program is open to all majority women-owned businesses in Canada and they must be either registered or certified with WEConnect International at the time of application.

Registration with WEConnect International is free and can be done online here.

Apply here today as spaces are limited. The application deadline is October 30th, 2020.

About Procter & Gamble
P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tide®, and Vicks®. P&G aspires to build a world free from gender bias with an equal voice and equal representation for all individuals. Through their powerful voice in advertising, P&G brand campaigns like Always #LikeAGirl and Olay #FaceAnything are sparking conversations that motivate change. P&G is helping remove barriers to education for girls and economic opportunities for women while also creating an inclusive, gender-equal environment inside P&G—and advocating for gender-equal workplaces beyond P&G—where everyone can contribute to their full potential. Please visit https://www.pg.ca/ for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands.

About WEConnect International

WEConnect International helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. It identifies, educates, and certifies women’s business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with member buyers. WEConnect International members represent over US$1 trillion in annual purchasing power and a commitment to supplier development and inclusive sourcing. The result is a network of corporate buyers working with women business owners based in over 115 countries that are learning, collaborating and winning new business.

For media inquiries please contact:

Angela Walker | VP of Marketing and Communications | WEConnect International | awalker@weconnectinternational.org

Joyce Law | Director of Communications| Procter & Gamble | law.j@pg.com