White Camellia Awards

The New Zealand Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Committee announced the winners of the White Camellia awards at Government House in Auckland.

“The White Camellia awards celebrate organisational commitment to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a UN Women and UN Global Compact initiative which encourages gender equality in the workplace,” says NZ WEPs Committee Chair, Vicky Mee.

“We are pleased to announce that ANZ was the winner of the Supreme Award through demonstrating their exceptional commitment to gender equality in the workplace and working with the community to empower women.

“Alongside the supreme winner ANZ, Sovereign and Westpac won two categories each.

“The White Camellia Awards small business award was won by Ebborn Law.

The five organisations who make up the NZ WEPs Committee are:

1. UN Women National Committee Aotearoa New Zealand

2. NZ Federation of Business & Professional Women

3. Human Rights Commission

4. Diversity Works NZ

5. and Zonta International District 16.