Catalyst Japan Resources

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The Journey to InclusionBuilding Workplaces That Work For Women In Japan
This report explores workplace culture in Japan and, specifically, the impact of inclusion on women.

Bottom Line Series
This groundbreaking series of reports finds a positive correlation between women in leadership positions and corporate performance.

The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women's Representation on Boards
This report shows that financial measures excel at those Fortune 500 companies where women board directors serve

The Bottom Line: Connecting Corporate Performance and Gender Diversity
Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women on their top management teams experienced better financial performance than companies with the lowest women’s representation.

The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don’t
Three predicaments put women in a double bind and can potentially undermine their leadership as well as their own advancement options.

2008 Catalyst Member Benchmarking Report
This report focuses on employee resource groups (ERGs), which are also known as employee network groups, affinity groups, or caucuses and, in particular, women’s ERGs. It was created in collaboration with Japan Women’s Innovative Network (J-Win) and includes data from Japanese J-Win member companies.

Catalyst 20th Anniversary Awards Compendium
This limited edition Compendium details each of the 64 cutting-edge strategic initiatives for advancing women that were honored with the Catalyst Award from 1987 to 2007. (English version)


In English


Catalyst’s series of supporters-only Practices describe innovative organizational efforts that provide promising examples for our supporter organizations.

Practices Focused on Japan

Practices That Mention Japan

By the Numbers

By the Numbers contains a wide variety of charts, graphs, and infographics created by the Catalyst Information Center.

Quick Takes