Companies headquarted in California can no longer have all-male boards. That’s according to a new law, enacted Sunday, which requires publicly traded firms in the state to place at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019 — or face a penalty.
More companies are committing to gender equality. But progress will remain slow unless we confront blind spots on diversity—particularly regarding women of color, and employee perceptions of the status quo.
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Show you are serious about basics like mentoring and work-life flexibility, and energy and enthusiasm will follow, writes McKinsey’s Dominic Barton.
“We always had equal pay for equal work, but it’s more about equal opportunity for equal work,” Mr. Nadella said at a TimesTalks event hosted by The New York Times. “In tech, we do have a significant distance to cover… My job is about creating a system that allows women to participate, to feel free to ask for a raise, to expect to be recognized for their progress — I had not internalized how the system was not working.”
Sexism is increasingly less and less marketable. Some of the world’s largest companies and advertising agencies, led by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have launched a new initiative to banish gender stereotypes from advertising. A partnership between U.N. Women and several major global companies — including 100% Talent signatory Microsoft, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Mattel, Facebook, Google and others — the Unstereotype Alliance aims to spread “realistic, non-biased portrayals of women and men” in their ads.
Female financial advisers get punished more severely than men, especially at Wells Fargo. That’s according to a new working paper that finds female employees who engage in misconduct at Wells Fargo Advisors are 27% more likely than their male counterparts to have lost their jobs.