Procter & Gamble is set to roll out a program that will help support female entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses, according to a report published by the Cincinnati Business Courier.
The US FMCG giant has been running the initiative in Ohio for the past four years in partnership with Ohio River Valley-Women’s Business Council. Now, the manufacturer of Pampers and Gillette is set to export the program to seven countries worldwide, namely the UK, China, India, Turkey, Nigeria, South Africa and Mexico.
“We believe an equal world is a better world for everyone,” Andy Butler, P&G’s Associate Director for Supplier Diversity, Sustainability and Innovation told Cincinnati Business Courier. “We want to leverage our supply chain to be a force for good and a force for growth when it comes to gender equality, so we’ve taken successes from our US supplier diversity program and applied them to other countries.”