Women, Business and the Law 2016
This World Bank report measures and compares gender parity in 173 economies, using data about legal restrictions on women’s entrepreneurship and employment in order to inform policy discussions and promote research on the linkages between the law and women’s economic opportunities.
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.
Women Investors: A Critical and Growing Factor for Success in the Wealth Management Industry
The shifting landscape of the wealth management sector has moved industry participants to refocus business strategies. Simultaneously, women have emerged as interested, committed and knowledgeable investors. Women represent a meaningful investor segment, and capturing this segment is a massive opportunity for wealth management firms. However, to capture the segment, firms not only need to develop specific capabilities, but also the focus to meet the needs of the female investor. This report from Deloitte explores.
10 Million Strong: The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship
This annual report from the National Women’s Business Council is a synthesis of the Council’s commitment to supporting women in business by producing best-in-class, actionable research on the most relevant issues facing aspiring and current women business owners and leaders, and identifying – through research and engagement – the unique barriers and challenges of women in pursuit of business.
TEB Presentation: TEB Women Academy
This is the presentation given at TEB’s first TEB Women Academy, held in Istanbul Oct. 15, 2015. The event was the first in a series of gatherings intended to provide women in Turkey access to information about business and leadership, and it welcomed more than 300 businesswomen from throughout the country.
High Net Worth
This is the presentation given by Michael Foy, Director, Wealth Management, J.D. Power, during the panel High Net Worth at the 2015 GBA Summit.
The Value of Sex-Disaggregated Data
Governments and agencies around the world are increasingly prioritizing full financial inclusion of women, but moving the needle is impossible without data on how many women actually have access to financial services and through what channels. The Global Banking Alliance for Women (GBA), in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Data2X, has released this report based on interviews with over 50 regulators, policymakers, International Finance Institutions (IFIs) and bankers from around the world that reveals just how this data could inform better policies and prompt the private sector to take on this missed market opportunity.
Everyday Moments of Truth
Bain & Company surveyed more than 1,000 men and women in the US at all career levels, asking specifically about their interest in pursuing a top management position. They discovered that over time, women’s aspiration levels drop more than 60 percent, while men’s stay the same.
Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Female Clients
A critical mass of women — bolstered by rising education levels, unprecedented workforce participation and escalating income and wealth — are assuming more powerful roles in personal and family investing and decision making. This report looks at how to best empower financial advisors to grow their business among women and their families.
Westpac Market Research: Looking Ahead
This presentation on market research, including Westpac’s market research efforts, research insights and customer advocacy measures, was developed for Westpac’s 2013 Study Tour.
Westpac: The Power of Online
This presentation on Ruby’s social media and online efforts, including its online community, newsletter and other targeted activities, was developed for Westpac’s 2013 Study Tour.
Westpac: Ruby Brand
This presentation on the development of the Ruby brand and its mainstreaming within Westpac was developed for Westpac’s 2013 Study Tour.
This presentation on Westpac’s employee advocacy efforts, including building a culture of advocacy, earning employees’ business, and helping employees connect the Westpac brand to their families, was developed for a 2015 Study Tour.
This presentation was developed for the 2013 Study Tour on Westpac’s diversity and inclusion efforts and approach.
This presentation was developed for Westpac’s 2015 Study Tour and discusses Westpac’s Distribution network.
Acerca de la AGB
Este trabajo muestra la misión de la AGB y ofrendas a nuestros miembros. (English version)
Global Banking Alliance for Women Fact Sheet
The GBA Fact Sheet details the Alliance’s work and offerings to our members. (Version en español)
Estudio de Caso: Westpac
Westpac, un pionero internacional en la provisión de servicios bancarios para la emergente economía de las mujeres, ha reconocido el potencial de las mujeres en Australia durante los últimos 15 años. (English version)
GBA Case Study: Westpac
This case study, the first in the GBA’s series, focuses on founding bank Westpac, which has long focused on the female economy as a critical pathway to long-term success. (Version en español)
Economic Empowerment – What Works?
A World Bank review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically, showing that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the client.
Women’s Entrepreneurial Venture Scope
WEVentureScope, put together by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund, assembles indicators assessing the areas of business operating risks, the entrepreneurial business environment, access to finance, access to education and training and availability of social services to identify the best places for a woman to start and grow a business in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
Connectivity: How Mobile Phones, Computers and the Internet Can Catalyze Women’s Entrepreneurship
This case study by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women translates insights on how women in India are using mobile technology into recommendations for the private sector, government and nongovernmental groups to encourage women to start, strengthen and sustain businesses by using ICTs. These include making women a core part of business strategies, designing policies that incentivize public-private partnerships, and drawing on the expertise and experience of local organizations that are already working to provide poor women with income-generating opportunities.
Mobile Value Added
Services: A Business Growth Opportunity for Women
This report by the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women finds that micro-entrepreneurs, representing 98% of entrepreneurial activity in the three markets the report examines (Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia), offer the biggest opportunity for mobile value-added services adoption.
Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels:
In this report, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women investigates the gender composition of the “mobile value chain” in 11 different markets around the world. The report examines the current level of women’s participation in the MVC and the benefits of such participation both for mobile network operators and for women entrepreneurs.
This brochure describing Westpac’s commitment to workforce diversity and women’s leadership includes an extensive discussion of the company’s diversity value proposition and of Westpac’s leadership development programs.
Women, Business and the Law: Removing Barriers to Economic Inclusion
This World Bank report measures and compares gender parity in 141 economies via legal differentiations on the basis of gender, covering six areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, providing incentives to work, building credit and going to court.
Gender Inequality Index
The United Nations Development Programme’s GII measures gender inequalities in three important aspects of human development—reproductive health measured by maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rates; empowerment, measured by proportion of parliamentary seats occupied by females and proportion of adult females and males aged 25 years and older with at least some secondary education; and economic status expressed as labour market participation and measured by labour force participation rate of female and male populations aged 15 years and older.