How long until gender parity? Put gender on your agenda.
#PressForProgress this International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018
Through Women. Fast forward, we are playing a vital role as the #PressForProgress main campaign sponsor of International Women’s Day on Thursday, 8 March and beyond. We are calling on all people to help build a more inclusive, gender equal world — a better working world.
I commit to #PressForProgress, and I will:
Press for progress
Will you #PressForProgress and join us to accelerate gender parity, so our collective action powers equality worldwide?
Are you ready to #PressForProgress?
It’s time to double down on our commitment to gender parity, says EY Global Chairman & CEO Mark Weinberger in this International Women’s Day post.
How can we harness the future of work to #PressForProgress?
Watch the panel highlights from a panel discussion exploring how workplace disruption could speed up gender parity.
Want to increase your margin?
An organization with 30 percent female leaders could add up to 6 percentage points to its net margin.1
Women in the workplace
Women make up more than half the population of the world yet have long been overlooked as a vital talent resource that contributes to economic growth and prosperity. To accelerate closing the gender gap, we’ll need to equalize representation in the workplace, both in established economies and emerging markets.
Gender Gap report shows we are going backwards
The 2017 World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap report marks yet another blow against equality, says Uschi Schreiber.
EY to spend US$100 million with women-owned businesses
The commitment, for over the coming three years, was announced during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival, along with WEConnect International.
Can ASEAN move forward if women are left behind?
Explore the strategies governments and businesses can take to accelerate the economic, political and corporate advancement of women.
Companies with more women at the top outperform others.
So why are there so few women leaders?2
Women in leadership
Women remain under-represented on boards of directors and in the C-suite, despite evidence that companies with women directors have better business outcomes. We’re accelerating the conversation about how – and why – to get more women into leadership roles.
Women in industry
You might think gender diversity is nearly solved. Think again. Our research explores the challenges and actions to take.
EY at the W20 Asia-Pacific event
Hear from government and business leaders about how women can contribute fully to economic growth worldwide.
Where do women sit if all board seats are taken?
For too long, adding women to boards has often been seen as a nice to have, rather than as a strategic imperative.
Women entrepreneurs contribute to job growth and innovation.
So why are they struggling to get funded?3
To accelerate growth, we’ll need to harness the potential of women entrepreneurs worldwide. Our programs, on both a global and regional level, empower women entrepreneurs to think bigger, gain access to capital, learn from their peers and find seasoned advisors. These connections help their companies scale, increasing employment and prosperity.
Entrepreneurial Winning Women Global impact study
We surveyed successful women entrepreneurs from 50 countries to find out what they have learned in scaling their companies.
Meet our new Winning Women in Europe
Our Entrepreneurial Winning Women
Meet our Winning Women in Asia-Pacific and Japan
A diverse mix of high potential women entrepreneurs are welcomed to The Asia-Pacific and Japan Entrepreneurial Winning Women tm class of 2018.
Want creative solutions to tough national problems?
Engage more women in public sector leadership.4
Did you know that research shows a direct correlation between girls’ participation in sports and their success in higher education and employment? We’re using our experience to harness the often untapped leadership potential of elite women athletes, because we believe that many of tomorrow’s business leaders are today’s young athletes.
Mentoring program pairs athletes, business leaders
Our mentorship program, launched with the International Women’s Forum, matches elite female athletes with business leaders.
Olympic medalist turned entrepreneur
Synchronized swimmer talks about how being on the Japanese Olympic team helped her have the confidence to start her own business focusing on mental training techniques.
Why female athletes make winning entrepreneurs
Is there something about sport that primes women for entrepreneurship? We explore how athletics can give women an edge in growing their own companies.
Can you afford a woman-free board?
Companies with even one women director outperform those with none.5
Women at EY
We have worked hard for many years to create an inclusive work environment where our women can advance through their careers. A strong “tone at the top,” enabling women and men to succeed personally and professionally, and a commitment to inclusive leadership have been central to our efforts.
Tapping into the talent of women in the Middle East
We share some of our approaches to helping reduce the gender gap faster, both internally and externally.
Oceania leadership team 50% women
Diversity of thought is welcomed to the leadership to position EY for the next stage of growth in Oceania.
Kelly Grier appointed to top leadership roles
Kelly Grier has been appointed to the posts of EY US Chairman and Managing Partner-Elect and EY Americas Area Managing Partner-Elect.
Women. Fast forward
Women on boards
Women in industry
- Cross-sector: Louise Wilson
- Automotive & Transportation: Regan E. Grant
- Consumer Products: Emmanuelle Roman
- Financial Services: Robin Sojcher
- Government & Public Sector: Gemma Williams
- Life Sciences: Angela Kyn
- Oil & Gas: Kathryn de Lia
- Power & Utilities: Trisha Watson
1. Sources: “New research from The Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY reveals significant correlation between women in corporate leadership and profitability.” EY website, https://www.ey.com/US/en/Newsroom/News-releases/news-ey-new-research-from-the-peterson-institute-for-international-economics-and-ey-reveals-significant-correlation-between-women-in-corporate-leadership-and-profitability,accessed on 8 February 2016.
2. Sources: Women Matter: A corporate Performance Driver, McKinsey & Company, 2007; Global Gender Gap Report 2014, World Economic Forum.
3. Sources: Scaling up: why women-owned businesses can recharge the global economy, EYGM Ltd, 2009; Global Gender Gap Report 2014, World Economic Forum.
4. Sources: “When Women Rule, Nations Prosper,” Columbia Business School website, http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/articles/node/1633, accessed on 6 January 2015; Global Gender Gap Report 2014, World Economic Forum.
5. Sources: The Credit Suisse Gender 3000: Women in Senior Management, Credit Suisse Research Institute, August 2012; Global Gender Gap Report 2014, World Economic Forum.