Leading by example
Since the start of the Hampton Alexander Review, progress has been made in addressing gender imbalance in leadership but a step change in pace is needed. These organisations are setting the tone and leading the way. They have recognised the need for change and through redesigning policies, innovating the workplace and applying different thinking they are levelling the playing field for women and men in the workplace.
Equal parental leave: levelling the playing field
In 2017, Aviva announced it would offer equal parental leave to all employees across UK and international markets, on the arrival of a child…
#Unstereotype, not only a moral issue, but a business issue
Achieving a gender balanced workforce is central to the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. One of our commitments is ‘Opportunities for Women’ which aims to empower 5 million women across our value chain by 2020…
Mind the Gap: Driving gender balance at Skye
As Europe’s leading entertainment company, setting an example when it comes to driving gender balance is critical and achieving better gender balance is key to closing the gender pay gap…
Creating advocacy while mentoring women to succes
At Sainsbury’s we’re taking purposeful steps to achieve improved gender balance at every level through positive initiatives, such as women’s mentoring.
Inclusion by design
In 2016 BHP set an aspirational goal of achieving gender balance globally by 2025. To achieve this, we actively redesigned the nature of the tasks and the qualifications required in specific jobs.
Meeting the demand for flexibility
In October 2016 Lloyds Banking Group launched a new agile hiring initiative, to help our colleagues and leaders to think more creatively to ensure agility is considered at the point of hire.
Tackling the shortage of women in STEM
As part of our cross company initiative to increase the number of women in senior roles at Sky, we have undertaken to tackle the difficult issue of a significant lack of gender diversity in the technology industry as a whole.