This session of the working group on Gender D&I Strategies for the Future of Work focused on building a sustainable employee value proposition (EVP) for women. Inclusion and employee resource group leads at NatWest presented on the bank’s holistic, purpose-driven approach to attracting and retaining women employees.
A truly sustainable culture of inclusion requires a high-quality working environment in which women are valued, supported, and championed. In this Working Group we look at what makes a company culture inclusive or not, address combatting workplace harassment and bullying and hear the practitioner’s perspective from BRAC Bank Bangladesh.
Catch our 3rd session of the Future of Work Working Group which took place on March 17.
Hear from our special guests:
– Avivah Wittenberg-Cox: renowned author, executive coach and consultant
– Carlene Clifford: Senior Lead, AXA Group Culture, Inclusion and Diversity
Download and watch how to leverage the How-To Guide: Becoming the Employer of Choice for Women
WG – Future of Work – Session 1 Slides
WG – Future of Work – Session 1 Video Recording
InBrief: El Valor de los Datos del Segmento Mujer: Una Guía Práctica
Los banqueros entienden perfectamente el valor de los datos en la generación de conocimientos sobre las empresas y la toma de decisiones informadas y, sin embargo, a muchos bancos les cuesta desglosar sus datos por sexo. Este In Brief se ha elaborado basándose en las experiencias de 11 miembros y asociados de la Alianza, como una guía práctica de apoyo a los bancos que tienen la intención de iniciar el desglose de sus datos por sexo o para aquellos que están tratando de mejorar sus prácticas actuales.
Este informe InBrief analiza la estrategia de momentos de la vida para la segmentación y prestación de servicios al segmento Mujer, comenzando con el mapeo de 10 de los momentos más importantes en las vidas de las mujeres. Luego, destaca las experiencias de cuatro miembros de Financial Alliance for Women en el desarrollo de soluciones para momentos específicos de la vida, sus recomendaciones clave y las lecciones aprendidas.
La Rentabilidad de Invertir en las Mujeres
Este informe anual se basa en la información recopilada en la Encuesta de datos sobre Banca Mujer de la Alianza, lla única recopilación de datos financieros globales que miden el desempeño de las instituciones que prestan servicio al segmento Mujer. con 5 años de datos de desempeño y más de 400 puntos de datos por institución. De acuerdo con las tendencias que han surgido en informes anteriores, esta tercera edición de “La Rentabilidad de Invertir en las Mujeres” destaca una gran oportunidad para servir mejor al segmento mujer y un sólido caso de negocios para soluciones adaptadas a las mujeres, con un aumento significativo en los miembros proporcionando tales soluciones.
InBrief: Cambios en Marcha: Lograr un un Liderazgo con Equilibrio de Género en los Servicios Financieros
Este informe InBrief explora los beneficios clave de tener mujeres en liderazgo, a menudo vinculados a mayores retornos financieros, identifica los principales impulsores para lograr la paridad de género en liderazgo y destaca las experiencias de los miembros del Financial Alliance for Women, las lecciones aprendidas y las recomendaciones clave.
Estudio de Caso: Westpac – El camino para alcanzar liderazgo femenino del 50 %
Westpac Group se ha convertido en un líder mundial en materia de diversidad e inclusión. El banco reconoció desde el principio que simplemente al crear un lugar de trabajo donde las mujeres prosperen sería capaz de sacar el máximo provecho de la economía femenina. Este estudio de caso explora su camino en alcanzar el 50 por ciento de liderazgo femenino, identifica los principales pasos a seguir para lograr la paridad de género y destaca las lecciones clave aprendidas.
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Alliance Case Study: Westpac – The Road to Reaching 50% Female Leadership
Westpac Group is recognized as a pioneer in championing women in Australia. The bank recognized early on that creating an inclusive workplace where women can thrive would allow them to unlock the full value of the female economy. This Case Study explores their journey to reaching 50 percent female leadership, and identifies the main steps to take to achieve gender parity and highlights key lessons learned.
Driving Change – Achieving Gender Balanced Leadership in Financial Services
This InBrief report explores the key benefits of having women in leadership, often linked to higher financial returns. It identifies the main drivers to achieving gender parity in Leadership and highlights the experiences of Financial Alliance for Women members, lessons learned and key recommendations.
Ask the Expert: Diversity and Inclusion
In our fourth Ask the Expert session, Daniel Sharaiha of Bank al Etihad in Jordan answers member questions about fostering gender diversity and inclusion within an organization.
The Economics of Banking on Women: 2019 Edition
This annual report is based on information gathered in the Alliance’s Women’s Market Analytics Survey — the only collection of global banking data measuring the performance of financial institutions serving the female economy, with 5 years of performance data and over 400 data points per institution. Consistent with the trends that have emerged in previous reports, this third edition of “The Economics of Banking on Women” highlights a vast opportunity to better serve the Women’s Market and a strong business case for solutions tailored for women, with a significant uptick in members providing such solutions.
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop
Presentation given by Robert Baker, Leader of Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, Mercer, during his workshop at the 2019 Summit
Estudio de Caso:
Como único banco público en el país, BancoEstado se maneja como un banco privado, con el mandato específico de entregar productos y servicios financieros a toda la población y contribuir a un país más inclusivo y equitativo. Este estudio de caso examina cómo el banco evolucionó desde la bancarización de las mujeres en Chile a el desarrollo de soluciones integrales para mujeres empresarias del país. (English version)
Is Your Company Culture Holding Women Back?
Robert Baker of Mercer provided background on some of the challenges in the representation of women in senior management positions across the industry during a panel at the 2018 GBA Summit.
Summit Case Study I: Bank al Etihad
In a Case Study presentation at the 2018 GBA Summit, Nadia Al Saeed, CEO of Bank al Etihad, shared the journey that led the bank to its Shorouq proposition and how it has positioned them as the bank of choice for women in Jordan.
GBA Case Study:
As Chile’s only state-owned commercial bank, BancoEstado has a distinct mandate to deliver financial products and services to the entire population and contribute to a more inclusive and equal country. This Case Study looks at how the bank went from massifying access to financial services for women to unlocking the potential of women’s businesses. (Version en español)
Unlocking the Potential of the Women’s Market: The Gender Diversity & Inclusion Imperative
This GBA InBrief explores the key benefits and challenges of implementing comprehensive gender D&I strategies, particularly as they relate to FSPs’ approaches to capturing the Women’s Market. It explores the experiences of GBA members in their journeys to become both an employer and a bank of choice for women, and provides key recommendations for FSPs seeking to embark on similar journeys.
The Economics of Banking on Women: 2018 Edition
This report is based on information gathered in the GBA’s Women’s Market Analytics Survey — the only collection of global banking data measuring the performance of financial institutions serving the Women’s Market, with 4 years of performance data and over 400 data points per institution. This second edition of the report bears out several trends that emerged in the previous edition, highlighting the strong business opportunity the Women’s Market represents.
Update: A previous version of this report was missing labels on one graph. We have corrected the error in this edition.
Shared Vision: NatWest Partner with everywoman
This case study showcases the longstanding partnership between everywoman and NatWest in the United Kingdom to better engage with employees, grow their female customer base and contribute to the economy.
Walking the Talk: Gender Diversity in the C-Suite
Nigel Carter discussed the business imperative for the financial services industry to pay attention to its C-suite gender gaps at the 2017 GBA Summit
Return on Equity: The State of Play in Gender Lens Investing
At the 2017 GBA Summit, Olga Miler of UBS Unique shared her work to create an inclusive, gender-balanced wealth management franchise and value chain at UBS.
GBA Case Study: NatWest
The fifth in the GBA’s Case Study series on best practice banks features Women in Business champion NatWest, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland. The bank has found great success through its ability to leverage partners in the ecosystem to deliver real value to its women clients.
Banking on Women Leaders: A Case for More?
The IMF measured the large gap between the representation of men and women in leadership positions in banks and bank supervision agencies worldwide. Their econometric analysis suggests that, controlling for relevant bank and country-specific factors, the presence of women as well as a higher share of women on bank boards is associated with greater bank stability, as represented by higher z-scores and lower nonperforming loan ratios.
Return on Equality
While women and girls have made significant gains in the past decade in terms of education, health, economic participation and political leadership, gender equality has yet to be attained in many critical areas, and at the cost of substantial and unrealized social and market benefits. This report from BNY Mellon and the UN Foundation explores investment opportunities that can help close global gender gaps.
Gender Intelligence for Banks
This IFC study of the workforce at GBA member HBL in Pakistan examines the differences between employees who underwent gender awareness training and those who did not, finding striking results about the benefits of such training.
Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective
The Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance is proud to publish its fifth edition of Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective—one of the most globally comprehensive reports to measure both the efforts to increase board diversity and the progress that has been made to date.
Towards a Better Future for Women and Work
ILO, in collaboration with Gallup, surveyed men and women in 2016 to understand their perceptions about women and work. The results suggest that men and women are not always as far apart in their attitudes as conventional wisdom might lead them – and governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations – to assume.
HBL – Gender Intelligence Training
The Gender Intelligence training HBL implemented was intended to turn branches into a safe space for women and help bank employees serve them better. The training counterbalances stereotypes through data, statistics and best practices from other markets in order for all employees to understand and recognize the business case for targeting women, the CVP and individual and organizational gender biases.
RBS Supplier Diversity
This video explains RBS’s Supplier Diversity & Inclusion strategy and Code of Conduct.
Women, Wealth & Impact
Women, Wealth & Impact: Investing with a Gender Lens is the second edition of Veris Wealth Partners’ white paper highlighting the key benefits of gender lens investing to women and girls as well as investors.
Fast Tracking Diversity – Westpac
Julie Rynski shared this presentation highlighting Westpac’s Inclusion & Diversity journey at the 2016 GBA Summit.
Fast Tracking Diversity – HBL
Roofi Jamil shared insights on how HBL has conducted Gender Intelligence training in its branches and the results it has had so far, in this presentation from the 2016 GBA Summit.
Fast Tracking Diversity – Mercer
Carole Jackson shared this presentation at the 2016 GBA Summit, highlighting results from the recent “When Women Thrive” study.
Fast Tracking Diversity – EDGE
In this 2016 GBA Summit presentation, Alina Polonskaia explained EDGE certification for workplace gender equality.
When Women Thrive: Financial Services Perspective
Mercer’s “When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive” global report is the most comprehensive look at women in the workplace, covering responses from 583 companies across 42 countries, including data on 3.2 million employees. In this market report, Mercer shares specific data and insights that organizations in the financial services industry can use to map their own journeys to greater gender diversity.
Women in Financial Services
The second edition of this report from Oliver Wyman analyzes the state of gender balance in banking, with findings drawn from 381 financial services organizations in 32 countries.
Women in Financial Services
This report by Oliver Wyman contains a series of articles that discuss a range of gender-related issues in financial services. It draws on statistics concerning female representation within the financial industry.
When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive
Building on considerable research that proves the link between diversity, innovation, and profitability, When Women Thrive leverages Mercer’s extensive experience with thousands of companies around the world to help understand the actual drivers of success in building gender diversity. The study covers 583 organizations in 42 countries, representing 3.2 million employees, including 1.3 million women.
CEW Case Study: Westpac
This Case Study on Westpac by Chief Executive Women looks at the bank’s history of promoting women in the workplace and how it became the first of Australia’s largest companies to appoint a woman as CEO.
DCA 30th Anniversary Founding Member Case Study: Westpac
This Case Study by Diversity Council Australia explores Westpac’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy and the successes the bank has had in advancing its diversity agenda.
The Power of Flexibility: A Key Enabler to Boost Gender Parity and Employee Engagement
Bain & Company research has shown that along with “visible and committed leadership,” women believe “creating working models that support men and women with family responsibilities” to be the most important action to overcoming barriers to women’s progression into leadership roles. This report explores the importance of these flexible workplaces for retaining women.
Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies
This working paper from BSR and the ICRW aims to help companies build effective strategies for women’s economic empowerment by applying a holistic and integrated approach: “Holistic” in considering the broader conditions necessary for women’s advancement and “integrated” in leveraging the full set of business assets a company can deploy. This approach builds on a growing body of evidence demonstrating the importance of addressing systemic and structural barriers to gender equality for women to achieve their full economic potential.
Women in the Workplace 2015
Women in the Workplace is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. The study is part of a long-term partnership between LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company to encourage female leadership and foster gender equality in the workplace.
Estudio de Caso: BLC Bank
El segundo en la serie de estudios de caso de AGB que se enfocan en historias de éxito de miembros que se están incursionando en el mercado de las mujeres esta ya disponible para su descarga. Centrándose en el banco libanes BLC Bank, el informe ofrece una visión detallada de como el banco implemento su programa, convirtiéndose en un diferenciador competitivo y resultando en increíble crecimiento. (English version)