Agility Signs Women’s Empowerment Principles
KUWAIT – December 1, 2021 – Agility Chairperson Henadi Al-Saleh signed the Women’s Empowerment Principles, designed to advance gender equality in the workplace and community. Agility is working to recognize and foster female talent and participation across its businesses and investments. Established by UN Global Compact and UN Women, the WEPs are informed by international labour and human rights standards and grounded in the recognition that businesses have a stake in, and a responsibility for, gender equality and women’s empowerment.
“Agility’s goal is to provide equal opportunities, as well as the supporting infrastructure that allows women to succeed,” said Al-Saleh. “We believe that empowering talented people with diverse experience makes for better companies and stronger communities.”
Agility is a global logistics company with $5.3 billion in annual revenue and 26,000+ employees in more than 100 countries. It is one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers, and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is a pioneer in emerging markets and one of the largest private owners and developers of warehousing and light industrial parks in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Agility’s subsidiary companies offer fuel logistics, airport services, commercial real estate and facilities management, customs digitization, and remote infrastructure services.