Research

The latest global and local research to help build a business case for diversity and inclusion

Case studies^ Fortesque Metals attributes its record-breaking financial year to the diversity of the company’s leadership (Nov 19)
^ The status of ‘Increasing Male Engagement
in Gender Equality Efforts in Australia
‘ by Bain & Company and CEW (2019)
Business case^ The Wall Street Journal finds that more diverse companies outperform others and deliver better returns (Nov 19)
^ Credit Suisse research shows that firms with more female leaders gain stronger share price performance over time (Oct 19)
^Inclusive teams make better business decisions 87% of the time, twice as fast with half as many meetings (Sept 17).
^ Women are still largely under-represented on corporate boards globally according to Deloitte (Nov 19)
^ The gains and losses in the most recent gender lens held against senior executive roles by Chief Executive Women (2019)
Flexible workingCompanies who are challenging bias in organisational systems include:
^ EY introduces ‘term time’ and ‘life leave’ options
^ Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers six months paid parental leave to all new parents
^ Cricket Australia introduces 12 months’ paid parental leave for female players
^ ING to offer paid parental leave equality removing ‘primary’/’secondary’ labels
^ Telstra offers 16 weeks paid parental leave to all employees
Accessibility resources^ Guidelines for Inclusive Publishing and Making Content Accessible
^ Accessibility and Inclusion Digital Guide
^ Creating Accessible PDF Documents
^ Guidelines for Effective Consultation with People with Disabilities
^ Web Content Accessibility Guidelines