Business Case

Workplace diversity can lead to increased revenues, reduced costs, greater innovation, and increased employee engagement, productivity, and commitment . But in order to reap these benefits, organizational leaders must clarify the connection between their diversity efforts and their business goals.

  • Report
    The Bottom Line: Connecting Corporate Performance and Gender Diversity (Japanese Version)

    In Japanese. Companies with the highest representation of women on their top management teams experienced better financial performance than companies with the lowest women’s representation.

    Date: January 15, 2004
    Region: Japan, United States
  • Report
    The Bottom Line: Connecting Corporate Performance and Gender Diversity

    Companies with the highest representation of women on their top management teams experienced better financial performance than companies with the lowest women’s representation.

    Date: January 15, 2004
    Region: United States
  • Series
    Bottom Line

    This groundbreaking series shows a correlation between gender diversity on boards and in the executive suite and corporate financial performance.

    Date: January 15, 2004
    Region: United States
  • Catalyst Event
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    US Webinar: Inclusive Leadership: A Business Imperative

    Catalyst research finds that inclusive leaders create innovative, dynamic workplaces where employees feel connected to and supportive of one another and diverse groups advance and thrive. Inclusion is linked to employees’ self-reported feelings of innovation and team citizenship, both of which...

    Date & Time:
    7 May 2015
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. GMT
  • Catalyst Event
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    Webinar: Catalyst and edX: The 101 on Making a Difference in the World of Leadership Development

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    In November, Catalyst announced a new partnership with edX, the nonprofit online learning platform launched in 2012 by Harvard and MIT. Join us as we discuss the partnership and what it means to you, how to use the global platform, and how participating can benefit all...

    Date & Time:
    3 February 2015
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
    (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. GMT)
  • Catalyst Event
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    Webinar: Building Alliances, Increasing Impact: Employee Groups and Organizational Change

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    How is your employee resource group (ERG) supported across your organization? Forming synergies and building alliances across other areas of the organization ensures support for an employee resource group’s mission and activities from a number of quarters. Other ERGs, your...

    Date & Time:
    22 January 2015
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST
  • Speakers Bureau
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    Best Practices Webinar

    Heather Foust-Cummings, PhD, Vice President & Center Leader, Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, and Alixandra Pollack, Senior Associate, Research, will discuss best practices at a webinar hosted by Terex Corporation in Westport, CT.

    Date & Time:
    30 October 2013
  • Catalyst Event
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    Catalyst Europe Roundtable: Münich

    Catalyst Europe is pleased to announce an expert panel discussion titled, “How to Argue the Business Case for Diversity,” hosted by Dell in Munich/Aschheim.

    Today, it is broadly accepted that workplace diversity can lead to increased revenues, reduced costs, greater innovation, and better...

    Date & Time:
    11 November 2013
    14:00 – 17:00 CEST
    Location:
    Munich, Germany
  • Catalyzing
    Employers in India: Change Workplaces, Change Lives

    Today’s Take 5, based on conversations with representatives of Catalyst India member companies, includes recommendations for India-based organizations committed to advancing women in the workplace:

    #1: Safety is Essential

    Entering the 'campus' of a typical large global company—where anywhere...

    February 22, 2013 by Aarti Shyamsunder, PhD

  • Catalyzing
    The Value of Looking Within

    Clients often come to Catalyst concerned about a “stuck point,” a “fall-off,” or a gap between women and men at a particular level within their companies. They describe a feeling of “drowning in data” and ask questions like, “How can I figure out what data matters?” or “How do I make ...