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Caterpillar supports women's career development

 March 15, 2018

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Caterpillar is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment that values and respects its global employees. Its vision to continually develop the Best Team - to build innovative solutions and impact the people and communities it serves - goes hand in hand with its pledge to Press for Progress and drive towards gender equality.

How Caterpillar will press for progress 

Caterpillar is proud to support and empower women who play extraordinary roles within the company, with customers, and in their communities. Caterpillar fosters an inclusive environment and believes that diversity leads to innovation, which makes them a stronger, more successful company. In recognition of its global and diverse team of women, Caterpillar is celebrating and highlighting ways it is pressing for progress.

Men as allies

Men have an important role in the fight for gender equality. Gender partnership at work requires a commitment within the corporate culture as well as with individual employees - specifically men. See how men at Caterpillar are pledging to #PressforProgress and become allies for the women in their lives.

Empowering the next generation

The need for qualified manufacturing professionals increases each year. To inspire the next generation of Caterpillar employees, girls need to be engaged early on in their education and show them how their innovative ideas can make an impact on the world. See how Caterpillar is empowering the next generation of women in STEM.

Caterpillar foundation 

The Caterpillar Foundation's mission is to alleviate poverty and place people on the path to prosperity. Since 1952, the Foundation has contributed more than $650 million to help make sustainable progress possible around the world by providing program support in the areas of environmental sustainability, access to education and basic human needs. Caterpillar believes that women and girls around the world play an essential role in community and economic development.



The Caterpillar Foundation believes that no one individual, company or organization can alleviate extreme poverty alone. Together.Stronger. is the Caterpillar Foundation's collaborative impact platform that unites businesses, non-profits, governments and citizens to combine their strengths to help 50 million people rise out of poverty by 2020. Learn more about the Caterpillar Foundation's work.

She Is

Last year, the Caterpillar Foundation launched She Is - a movement to educate the world about energy poverty and how empowering a woman can change the world. The She Is campaign tells the stories of women empowered through energy access and highlights Caterpillar's gift of power to Dr. Nathalie Colas of St. Luke's hospital. Read these stories at www.sheisempowered.co.

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