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.
Gender Equality Is Everyone’s Business
This report highlights the importance of engaging men as allies to advance gender equality across the value chain.
Diversity and Inclusion Workshop
Presentation given by Robert Baker, Leader of Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, Mercer, during his workshop at the 2019 Summit
Getting to the Top: Women in the C-Suite
Presentation from Robert Baker, Leader of Diversity & Inclusion Consulting, Mercer, at the 2019 Alliance Summit
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.
The Power of Effective Networking
Whether for new business generation, individual career development or simply getting the job done, networking is a vital tool for business. Yet so few people take a strategic approach to it. At the 2017 GBA Summit, networking specialist Andy Lopata shared key insights on the power of networking, how men and women have different networking styles, and what networking means for building banks’ business. This video recaps his presentation.
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
FMO’s Female Leadership Journey
The Female Leadership Journey program is a partnership between the Dutch development bank FMO and Access Bank Ghana to unleash the potential of female leaders of the future. Learn more in this video.
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.
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.
The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth
This report from the McKinsey Global Institute estimates the size of the economic potential from achieving gender parity and maps gender inequality using 15 indicators of gender equality in 95 countries.
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.
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.