SheTrades Partners

At SheTrades, we believe in the power of partnerships. Through partner-funded projects, in-kind contributions, and other forms of collaboration, we not only advocate for inclusive supply chains and policies, but also deliver tailored and market-relevant solutions to meet the needs of women in trade.

Our partners contribute valuable expertise and services to women entrepreneurs in the SheTrades community. These can range from mentorship, online courses, in-country workshops, discounts to sponsorship at international trade fairs.

Below is a list of gender champions who are part of the SheTrades Partnerships network.
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United Parcel Service is an American multinational shipping & receiving and supply chain management company founded in 1907. Originally known as the American Messenger Company specializing in telegraphs, UPS has grown to become a Fortune 500 company and one of the world’s largest shipping couriers.
VISA Inc. is a global payments technology company with the mission to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payments network so that individuals, businesses and economies can thrive.
A.P Moller – MAERSK is an integrated container logistics company. Connecting and simplifying trade to help customers grow and thrive, making trade more effective.
Sidley Austin LLP, formerly known as Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP, is a general practice law firm based in the United States, with a focus on expertise in transactional and litigation matters
Absa Bank Kenya is a commercial bank in Kenya and a subsidiary of South Africa-based Absa Group Limited, licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya, the central bank and national banking regulator.

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Beauty & Well-being, Personal Care, Home Care, Nutrition, and Ice Cream products, operating in over 190 countries. Unilever has around 400 brands found in homes all over the world – including iconic global brands like Dove, Lifebuoy, Knorr and Magnum.  
The company’s vision is to be the global leader in sustainable business and to demonstrate how our purpose-led, future-fit business model drives superior performance. Unilever has a long tradition of being a progressive, responsible business. 
Mercado Libre
Mercado Libre, Inc. is an Argentine company headquartered in Buenos Aires, incorporated in the United States that operates online marketplaces dedicated to e-commerce and online auctions, including
DHL is a logistics company offering international express mail services. It provides document and parcel shipping services, air, ocean, road, and rail freight, warehouse solutions, transportation management, and contract logistics.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is a government aid agency of the Republic of Korea (ROK), founded in 1991. KOICA implements Korea’s grant and technical cooperation of the ROK, supporting the socio-economic development of many developing countries.
Secretaria de Economia
Under the Ministry of Economy Mexico, UDP is in charge of reviewing, proposing, promoting, designing, coordinating and executing the public policy to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), with a perspective of reducing inequality between people and regions.
Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency
The Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE) is a governmental organization of of Vietnam responsible for national regulation of trade and investment promotion for development of industry and trade.
Dubai Industries and Exports
The apex trade promotion of UAE, Dubai Industries and Exports strives to ensure the success of the exports sector in Dubai and the UAE, providing constant guidance, advice and practical support to both overseas buyers and suppliers.
Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is the only multilateral partnership dedicated to assisting least developed countries (LDCs) use trade as an engine for growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction.
Mary Kay
Mary Kay Inc. is a global cosmetics company founded in 1963 with over 50 years of experience advocating women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship. Its mission is to enrich the lives of women and their families around the world.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)
GIZ is a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development, with over 50 years of experience in a economic development, employment promotion, energy, and more.
The OPEC Fund was established by the member countries of OPEC in 1976 to drive development, strengthen communities and empower people. Their works focuses on financing projects that meet essential needs, including employment (particularly relating to MSMEs), healthcare, and education.
International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) is a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group. It was established with the primary objective of advancing trade.
OWIT Mexico
OWIT Mexico, with headquarters at Mexico City, is an organization focused on creating leading, high-impact companies in Latin America and integrating them into global value chains and improving their business competitiveness.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
UK Aid, funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) of the United Kingdom, is a challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitment to reducing poverty and achieving the Global Goals.
People of Japan
The Government of Japan and its organizations supports international cooperation between various stakeholders in Geneva and abroad.
European Union
The European Union works with relevant stakeholders to promote good governance, human and economic development, and tackle global issues, such as fighting poverty, hunger and preserving natural resources.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sweden
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sweden’s missions abroad are responsible for Sweden’s foreign, development cooperation and trade policy.
The Mission of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs promotes the security and welfare of Finland and the Finns, and works for a secure and fair world.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs safeguards the interests of Icelandic citizens, companies and consumers by facilitating access to international markets and strengthening free trade. The Ministry supports Icelandic firms abroad and promotes Icelandic arts and culture.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Netherlands
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the channel through which the Dutch Government communicates with foreign governments and international organisations. It coordinates and carries out Dutch foreign policy.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Norway
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Norway promotes the Government of Norway’s interests in international fora and provides assistance to Norwegian nationals abroad.