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2021

The Business of Social Norms

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This document provide guidance on what companies can do to shift social norms and challenge stereotypes in the workplace. Measures that have been ...

Accelerating women’s advancement in STEM: Emerging lessons on network strategies and approaches

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report showcases the diversity of networks working to advance women’s participation and leadership in STEM in South East and East Asia, ...

The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report highlights how the mobile gender gap continues to improve in South Asia, but less so in other regions. It explores the ...

Women and e-commerce in South East Asia

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

The report Women and E-commerce in South East Asia is the first large-scale use of platform data in the region to inform the ...

Gender & creativity: Progress on the precipice

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report provides an overview of current advances towards, and challenges to, gender equality in the culture and creative sectors at the national, ...

CASE STUDY: At the forefront of addressing workplace sexual harassment

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This case study provides an overview of how the PNB strengthened its policy by taking immediate action on sexual harassment and provide a ...

CASE STUDY: Empowering employees to speak up through whistleblowing mechanisms

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Developed by the PBCWE to document experiences of human resource leads and employees and provide significant accomplishments and improvements on the implementation of ...

CASE STUDY: Embracing digitalisation for employee learning and development

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Developed by the PBCWE to document experiences of human resource leads and employees and provide significant accomplishments and improvements on the implementation of ...

CASE STUDY: Putting premium on maternity care and employee health

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Developed by the PBCWE to document experiences of human resource leads and employees and provide significant accomplishments and improvements on the implementation of ...

CASE STUDY: Investing in wellness at the workplace

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Developed by the PBCWE to document experiences of human resource leads and employees and provide significant accomplishments and improvements on the implementation of ...

Pursuing gender equality through investment in rural communities—Root Capital case study

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report documents Root Capital’s gender lens investing journey, capturing the organisation’s goals and motivations, path toward realising those goals, challenges ...

Impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in the Philippines – update

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Following the first survey in May 2020, which examined the initial impacts of COVID-19 on employees in the Philippines, the repeat survey in December 2020 ...

Impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in Indonesia – update

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Following the first survey in May 2020, which examined the initial impacts of COVID-19 on employees in Indonesia, the repeat survey in December 2020 sought ...

Impact of COVID-19 on private sector employees in Vietnam – update

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Following the first survey in May 2020, which examined the initial impacts of COVID-19 on employees in Vietnam, the repeat survey in December 2020 sought ...

Investor’s journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Created by Value for Women, this case study documents MAIN’s gender lens investing journey.

Women @ Work: A global outlook

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report uncovers the characteristics of organisations that are making tangible progress on gender equality and steps employers can take to do the ...

Ecosystem Landscaping to advance the Accountability to implement the Women’s Empowerment Principles in ASEAN

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This report provides policymakers, companies, civil society, employer organisations and other stakeholders in the ASEAN region with comprehensive details on reporting and implementing ...

The State of Economic Inclusion Report 2021: The Potential to Scale

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

The State of Economic Inclusion (SEI) Report 2021 provides a global assessment on the state of inclusion programs that reach the extreme poor and ...

Global Gender Gap Report 2021 (15th edition)

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Based on the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021, another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity. As ...

Gender lens investing in Southeast Asia: A snapshot of progress in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This landscape report, co-authored by Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian Government, and Value for Women Ltd. (VfW), presents gender lens ...

A fresh look at paternity leave: Why the benefits extend beyond the personal

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

McKinsey & Company research on the impact of COVID-19 on families shows that women bear significant social and economic fallout from the crisis, ...

Women, Business and the Law 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This World Bank report is the seventh in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic ...

ASEAN Gender Outlook: Achieving the SDGs for all and leaving no woman or girl behind

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

This flagship regional publication, jointly produced by the ASEAN and UN Women, calls for greater investment and prioritisation of data for tracking progress ...

Guidance and Best Practice Examples for VCs, Private Equity and Institutional Investors with regard to Diversity and Female Entrepreneurship

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

Leading investors and professionals within the venture community co-create a set of guidelines for diversity and inclusion, recently published by the British Venture ...

The Global Risks Report 2021

YEAR PUBLISHED: 2021

The Global Risks Report 2021 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) shares the results of their latest Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS), followed by ...

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