EDGE

EDGE

 

PROBLEM-word

 

The corporate gender gap – the under-representation of women in senior positions, the pay gap between women and men, and differing advancement opportunities – is directly related to the ability of companies to attract, develop, motivate and retain talent, one of the key factors in driving companies’ long-term performance and a nation’s economic growth


Research shows that companies with well-functioning talent management practices generate 26% higher revenue per employee.

SOLUTION-word


The Gender Equality Project is a Swiss non-profit organization working with large organizations around the world to close the gap in opportunities between men and women in the workplace.
Supporing The Gender Equality Project in launching EDGE, working with large organizations around the world to close the gap in opportunities between men and women in the workplace.
EDGE empowers companies to transform workplaces by means of a rigorous and tested gender equality assessment methodology and global certification system.
It's the first and only global certification that can be applied consistently by business across countries, cultures and business units for gender equality.

IMPACT-word

 


    Transforming gender equality into competitive advantage


    Creating e a community of companies transforming corporate cultures to build global workplaces where diversity is deeply valued and where women and men have the same opportunities

     

    Accelerating a movement towards a more equal workforce and society

     


WEF_GEP_Launch

 

Launching EDGE in Davos 2011 with patron Heiner Thorborg, co-founder Nicole Schwab, CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo, co-founder Aniela Unguresan, Veritas CEO Valerie Keller