Securities firms are giving increasing levels of attention to workforce diversity and creating inclusive work cultures to attract and retain top talent, impact the bottom line, and court clients across geographies. In fact, white men represent only 17 percent of the global talent pool of people...
This four-part series investigates the experiences of women of color in professional services firms, which are characterized by a client-service focus and firmly entrenched “old boys’” networks, and benchmarks the experiences of women of color against other demographic groups in the workforce.
With competition to recruit and retain talented employees increasing daily, strong talent retention strategies are critical. That, together with its goal to develop a more diverse workforce, led HSBC India to introduce its Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) program in 2008.
In 2007 Credit Suisse Switzerland launched employee networks as part of its regional Diversity & Inclusion function in order to expand its US employee networks into other regions across the globe. The areas of focus of the Swiss employee networks are based both on employee needs and current topics of interest in the region.
The “Women in Financial Markets Scholarship Program,” which is unique to financial markets, targets competitive, innovative, and ambitious women with solid analytical skills who are enrolling in a full-time post-graduate program in any field related to finance.
Credit Suisse's Reverse Mentoring: Engaging Generational Difference pairs senior leaders with junior employees to educate senior employees about diversity, provide visibility to the junior employees, and improve cross-generational and cross-level communication. Mentors are young high-potential...
Read about Deutsche Bank's Accomplished Top Leaders Advancement Strategy (ATLAS) sponsorship program, launched with the goal of improving the gender balance at senior levels and increasing the pool of women eligible for the most senior positions in the firm.
Learn about how Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)'s initiative, Opening the Door for Gender Diversity, seeks to increase the number of women in senior leadership positions through a variety of strategies and programs aimed at breaking down barriers women and diverse populations often face in the workplace.