Gender equality is now a top priority for 78% of companies (up from 56% in 2012), yet less than half of employees feel we’re doing enough. While the pay gap (for equal work) is closing, the promotion gap isn’t, leaving women making 76 cents on the dollar compared to men. And the gender gap isn’t expected to close for another 170 years. That’s too long to wait!
During March we observe Women’s History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Today, March 8th, marks a focal point during this commemorative month — International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Both occasions mark a moment-in-time to reflect on how far women have come in the workforce.
Shire has partnered with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) on the International Women's Day Virtual Summit taking place today, Wednesday, March 8th. The summit will highlight individuals and companies who have focused their efforts on achieving gender parity and creating a more inclusive workplace. Shire is proud to have Dan MaNamara, Vice President, U.S. Patient Services, as one of the featured speakers. Dan will join other leaders from the healthcare industry on a panel from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
January 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI) for its strong commitment to gender parity. Voya was recognized as a leader among its peers in the 2017 index, which includes only 52 firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Americas.
A few months ago, HP Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Antonio Lucio took a bold step to shake up the advertising and public relations industries by issuing a call to action for greater gender diversity. But, it’s not an effort any company can take on alone.
Company joins 27 CEOs signing on to a five-step action plan
MINNEAPOLIS, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Cargill CEO and Chairman David MacLennan today joined a diverse group of current and former CEOs and business leaders in launching the Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition, an organization committed to achieving gender parity across all levels of corporate leadership by 2030.
Oct. 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today marks the International Day of the Girl, an initiative fueled by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the International Day of the Girl Child, “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” This day represents a movement to speak out against gender bias and advocate for girls’ rights everywhere.