Gender Balance and Inclusive Cultures

Achieving gender parity and nurturing inclusion for all people no matter their sexual or gender identity, ability, race, economic background or citizenship, are among the world’s most pressing challenges. But they also present incredible opportunities.

Our vision for the future extends beyond equal gender representation and toward the need for a total system change with C-Suite leaders dedicated to transforming their companies and the norms that define business. Achieving this vision won’t be easy, but we know equality and dignity for everyone at work provides the foundation for a sustainable, thriving future. While there are challenges along the way, many companies are already stepping up to face them.

Take Action

Take a Stand to Ensure Safe and Thriving Workplaces

We’ve taken a stand to end gender-based violence and harassment at work—and the world is listening. Lead the way by ensuring your company’s policies and practices are in alignment with the ILO’s new Convention on workplace violence and harassment.

Read more

Stay in Touch

Join the conversation around transforming the system and receive the latest updates, resources and news on how we’re helping build gender balanced and inclusive cultures.

Read more

It is past time for a change. We know the enormous benefit gender equality in the workplace and increasing women’s access to economic opportunities can bring to the world. Why then are we still seeing gaps in women’s leadership in business?”

Rita Kavashe, Managing Director, Isuzu East Africa and Member, The B Team Africa Network

More Action on Workplace Equality

Refugees and Migrants

Empowering refugees and migrants and restoring dignity and self-reliance through work.
Read more

Eradicating Modern Slavery

Taking action to increase supply chain transparency and save lives by eliminating forced labour.
Read more

Related thinking

Closing The Mobile Gender Gap

By Mats Granryd Director General, GSMAMobile has the power to transform lives. In my role as Director General of the GSMA, I have seen firs...
Read more

Ending Gender-Based Violence Is Better Business

Gender-based violence (GBV) represents an incredible risk to human potential and the actualization of gender injustice. Around the world, 3...
Read more

ILO Convention Crucial to Ending Gender-Based Violence at Work

Corporations, company leaders and workers’ and social movements are taking a stand to end violence and harassment, including gender-based v...
Read more