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Report Hub: Economic Empowerment & Finance
Kick down doors for women: finance chiefs
"Senior figures in finance have urged the industry to raise the number of women in top executive and director roles, by changing a culture that can limit female career progression."
Investors prefer entrepreneurial ventures pitched by attractive men
"Investors prefer pitches presented by male entrepreneurs compared with pitches made by female entrepreneurs, even when the content of the pitch is the same. This effect is moderated by male physical attractiveness”.
Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries: Fostering diversity for inclusive growth
"Gender equality in public life is a global challenge. Governments across the world have implemented a range of innovations to advance gender equality, but significant gaps continue to exist."
Forging a Gender-Balanced Economy
"Today, though far more women go out to work than a century ago, female participation in the workforce remains below that of male in all G20 and OECD countries. Yet millions more women could and would work if hurdles were removed (...)"
Glacial Change in Diversity at ASX 200 Companies: Can corporate Australia escape the imposition of diversity quotas?
Following from BlackRock’s 2011/12 investigation into how ASX 200 companies were affected by prescribed diversity policies, this report follows how gender diversity at the executive level is progressing among the companies and offers recommendations.
Building a Case for Gender Diversity in Business