Include Index 2020 | India edition

The Include Index 2020 is for organisations (for profit and/or non profit) serious about diversity & inclusion.the Index will not only identify India's top 100 inclusive, equal and safe workplaces but also enable participating organisations

  • assess current status of D&I (both due to deliberate & unintentional efforts)

  • address challenges & make strides towards building safe equal inclusive workplaces

  • benchmark your efforts in comparison to your competitors or counterparts

The gender gap is on course to close.... in 99 years

The gender gap is on course to close.... in 99 years

news, insights

The WEF predicted it would take 99.5 years for women to be on an equal footing with men, despite women taking high-profile leadership roles at the European Central Bank and the World Bank, and at the head of several countries including Finland, Germany and New Zealand.

IDS launches new programme to counter backlash against gender equality

IDS launches new programme to counter backlash against gender equality

news, initiatives

Global progress on gender equality is under threat. We are living in an age where major political and social shifts are resulting in new forces that are visibly pushing back to reverse the many gains made for women’s rights and to shrink civic space.

Investing in Gender Equality

Investing in Gender Equality

insights

The report “Investing in gender equality”, prepared by PwC Norway and commissioned by Care and Storebrand, looks at the connection between gender diversity and corporate performance. At first, the report examines relevant literature concerning how gender diversity affects the macro and micro perspectives in a market. Next, the report introduces an analysis of the connection between gender equality and corporate performance in the Nordics, looking at gender diversity on the board, in the top management and the total workforce, and fair remuneration policies. T

Mind the 100-year gap

Mind the 100-year gap

insights, reports

None of us will see gender parity in our lifetimes, and nor likely will many of our children. That’s the sobering finding of the Global Gender Gap Report 2020, which reveals that gender parity will not be attained for 99.5 years.

Tata Steel allows LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits

Tata Steel allows LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits

news

Tata Steel on Monday said it has introduced a new human resource policy that enables its employees from the LGBTQ+ community to declare their partners and avail all HR benefits permissible under the law.

Husbands grow insecure if their wives earn more than them, says study

Husbands grow insecure if their wives earn more than them, says study

news

Now we belong to the generation of working couples, who take great pride in each other’s professional achievements. So, is it still possible that a husband may grow insecure if his wife starts earning more than him? Surprisingly, a study points out that husbands still fall prey to patriarchal pressure and become increasingly stressed if their wives earn more than them.

Companies need to collaborate to move needle on gender diversity: Zinnov-Intel India study

Companies need to collaborate to move needle on gender diversity: Zinnov-Intel India study

insights

The study evaluated 60 companies from the Indian ecosystem, comprising global capability centres (GCCs), technology service providers, startups, and Indian companies, to gain an understanding of the current diversity landscape

Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants

Saudi Arabia ends gender-segregated entrances for restaurants

news

Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, authorities have said, in a move upending a major hallmark of conservative restrictions that had been in place for decades.

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

practices

The evidence shows that when men are deliberately engaged in gender inclusion programs, 96% of organizations see progress — compared to only 30% of organizations where men are not engaged. But today, too many organizations ....

Location impacts gender diversity in India: Intel study

Location impacts gender diversity in India: Intel study

news, insights

Does location have anything to do with gender diversity at workplaces? A recent study says Bengaluru has the highest gender diversity at workplaces with 34% women employees, followed by Mumbai 33% and Pune 32%.

Women are beginning to demand and get equal pay

Women are beginning to demand and get equal pay

practices

Every employer has to make some decisions — do you promote a woman who is about to start a family? Do you hire back a woman who took a break to have a child on her old salary even though her male peers now earn twice that?

French minister: gender equality must be at the heart of everything

French minister: gender equality must be at the heart of everything

insights

Everyone has to take responsibility, from nation states to you and me...
According to the World Economic Forum we will achieve equality between men and women in the economic sphere in the year . . . 2234! Wonderful news for my great-great-etc-granddaughters, assuming that a climate catastrophe has not destroyed the planet by then.

news & insights on D & I, gender equality

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gender balance in the world of work

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