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Women's economic security in retirement [Insight Paper]
"Women face greater risk of economic insecurity in retirement than men. (...) Currently, women retire with on average half the superannuation of men. A consequence of this is that women in retirement are more likely to live in poverty than men."
Gender Equity Insights 2017: Inside Australia’s gender pay gap
"Unequal pay outcomes between women and men are a stark indicator of the different ways women and men engage with the workforce – and how they are valued for it."
The Power of Procurement: How to source from women-owned businesses corporate guide
"This Guide provides corporations and their suppliers with a deeper understanding of the barriers and challenges preventing women-owned businesses from accessing and fully participating in local and global value chains."
Equity in Innovation: Women Inventors and Patents
"This report compiles existing data on women and patenting. It explores both women’s under-representation among patent holders and their relative success in being granted patents when they apply for them."
She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap
"The importance of reducing the gender pay gap transcends productivity gains and economic prosperity. (...) This is – and continues to be – a shared responsibility of government, business, its leaders, and its workforce."
The CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change
This report argues that while a strong relationship between “diversity and improved business performance” exists, patterns of progress towards gender parity (at the executive level) have been irregular and limited.
The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom
This report looks at ongoing socio-economic inequalities for women within the United Kingdom framework. The report aims to assist stakeholders in creating effective strategies to champion gender parity.
Undervalued and Underpaid in America: Women in low-wage, female-dominated jobs
“This report investigates women’s experiences in large, low-wage, growing, female-dominated occupations, comparing demographic data and indicators of economic security between 1994 and 2014, and projecting growth rates to 2024.”
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 5, 2016)
“We wanted to test our assumption, that a monthly new appointment rate of 40 per cent female directors would enable us to reach our target of 30 per cent female directors on ASX 200 boards by the end of 2018.”
Gender Equality in ASX 200 Organisations
“Over recent years there have been recommendations for diversity targets, identified opportunities for enhanced performance and increased profit, and for the establishment of Australian business best practice standards in gender equality.”
OECD Report to G7 Leaders on Women and Entrepreneurship: A summary of recent data and policy developments in G7 countries
While women’s entrepreneurship is identified as a significant determinant of national employment and progress, there are comparatively few women, compared to men, who manage their own businesses.
Women. Fast Forward.
“The world economy is driven by sustainable value and business growth, which depend upon attracting, optimizing and retaining all talent.”