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Geneva, Switzerland, December 13th, 2018 – Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, today announced it is the seventh company in the world, and the first in its industry, to receive Global EDGE Certification for gender parity in the...

Firmenich becomes globally EDGE Certified for workplace gender equality

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Employees say: “I love how many females are in management, upper management, and executive roles. It changes the dynamic of the company and inspires me knowing there is not a glass ceiling at Concur.” “There is a Women in Leadership opportunity, a year-long process where women are encouraged to take classes, watch Ted Talks, and discuss challenges and ideas with small groups of other women. It helped me build relationships with other women in management, which has brought me an incredible amount of strength and confidence.”

Best Workplaces for Women

November 2016: Iris Bohnet & Aniela Unguresan – Around the world people are still trying to work out what the result of the US election will mean for them, their family and their country. From a gender equality perspective, many had hoped to hear the sound of the most enduring of glass ceilings being shattered. It wasn’t to be. But that should not distract responsive leaders, in so many countries, who are adapting their public policies and their businesses to make them fairer and more profitable.

Everything has changed – but gender equality remains as important as ever

Elsevier earns EDGE Assess certification for gender equality: Equal opportunity for women and men is a fundamental principle of human dignity. In the workplace, promoting gender equality and diversity is simply the right thing to do, but we also know that it is critical to boosting creativity, innovation and making the use of rich talent.

Concrete Steps Towards Gender Parity

Guest Blog: Sanola Daley is an Investment Management Officer for Non-Financial Products and Services at the Inter-American Investment Corporation. If the entire private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean was one giant company, six out of ten of its employees...

Why steel companies are hiring more women

2015 was a year of momentum and profound realization, as both governments and the private sector voiced a general consensus that the case for corporate gender equality is no longer about the why, but about the how.

EDGE’s work impacts right where ‘work’ happens, deep from within, at company level. And as we work with corporations and organizations all over the world, assessing their gender equality status quo and the desirable changes needed to achieve optimal workplaces for men and women, we see first hand how these companies themselves benefit, once these precise interventions are affected.

The EDGE perspective: Why Gender Equality needs to become a behaviour in 2016

Christina Tzotzi, R&D engineer at Technip, tells us what it is to work for an EDGE certified company! “I am very pleased to know that Technip is making this commitment, proving that my experience it is not personal and team/manager dependent and that it represents the vision and culture of the Group. In any case, I think that it is important to show externally, but also internally, that the commitment is supported by tangible facts, measurements and action plans.”

Christina Tzotzi, R&D engineer at Technip, tells us what it is to work for an EDGE certified company

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