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

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

European banks’ progress on diversity falls far short of equality

European banks’ progress on diversity falls far short of equality

news

Set up a meeting with a senior executive at a big bank, insurance company or asset manager, and four times in five you will find a man on the other side of the table. Despite coming close to gender parity when hiring new starters, financial services groups have a poor record when it comes to holding on to their women as their careers progress.

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.

Feminist Perspectives on the Future of Work in India

Feminist Perspectives on the Future of Work in India

insights, practices

How will women fare in the future world of work in India?..This report provides an overview of dominant narratives on the future of work in India, and then contrasts these with feminist perspectives on women, work and digitization.
In looking at how women will fare in the future of work, a feminist perspective is helpful for investigating power structures and processes of marginalization that may impact vulnerable groups’ access to the work, employment conditions, rights and agency.

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 ....

TATA Starbucks Achieves 100% Pay Equity

TATA Starbucks Achieves 100% Pay Equity

goals, news

Tata Starbucks announced it has achieved 100 percent pay equity for women and men, a landmark accomplishment that demonstrates Starbucks commitment to gender equality globally. Starbucks pay equity principles are based on equal footing, transparency and accountability....women now make up 29 percent of its workforce, a key gender diversity milestone toward its goal to achieve 40 percent gender diversity by 2022.

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.

Diverse Workplaces Generate 19 Percent More Revenue Than Less Diverse Competitors

Diverse Workplaces Generate 19 Percent More Revenue Than Less Diverse Competitors

insights

A multicultural workplace offers a wealth of opportunities, as well as plenty of traps for cultural misunderstandings. Diverse workplaces generate 19 percent more revenue than less diverse work environments. In addition to generating more revenue, multicultural teams are capable of outperforming competitors that lack in diversity by a whopping 35 percent.

news & insights on D & I, gender equality

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gender equality in the world of work

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