The assessment of the leading S&P 500 companies in the United States was conducted in four areas: Gender balance in Leadership & Workforce, Equal Compensation & Work-life Balance, Policies promoting Gender Equality and Commitment, Transparency & Accountability. The companies with the highest gender equality scores are highlighted in this report as the top 25 companies leading the way in creating a gender-equal workplace.
General Motors is the best-performing S&P 500 company, with an equality rate of 71%.
Here are some of the key findings of the evaluation presented in the charts above.
- Only 8% of all Chair, CEO and CFO positions at S&P 500 companies are occupied by women
- 91% of companies do not publish their gender pay gap
- 213 of the S&P 500 companies offer two weeks or more of paid maternity carer leave
- Companies from the Financial and Healthcare sectors are over-represented in the Top 25
Read the full report here.
Source: Equileap, Global & Special Reports, “2020 Gender Equality in the U.S.”, 8 December, 2020.