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Board Diversity

Six Global Business Leaders Join Catalyst’s Board of Directors

The CEOs of Altria Group, Bank of America, Dentons, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Pfizer, and Uber will lead by example.

Board Diversity

Catalyst Receives $1 Million Grant From Altria Group to Expand Highly Successful Catalyst Women On Board Program

Catalyst also announced nine board-ready senior executive women have been selected to participate.

Unconscious Bias

Catalyst Launches #BiasCorrect Campaign to Tackle Unconscious Gender Bias in the Workplace on International Women’s Day

“Words can be barriers to women’s advancement. It’s time for action this International Women’s Day." —Lorraine Hariton, President, CEO, Catalyst

Engaging Men

Chevron Corporation Partners With Catalyst to Help More Men Become Champions of Gender Equity

Catalyst receives the largest grant in its 50+ year history.

Culture Change

Catalyst Announces 2019 Award Winners: Bank of America, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Eli Lilly and Company, and Schneider Electric Honored for Accelerating Progress for Women in the Workplace

Award-winning company leaders will receive their honors at the 2019 Catalyst Awards Dinner, chaired by Michael K. Wirth, Chairman & CEO, Chevron Corporation.

Global

Number of Fortune 500 Boards with over 40 Percent Diversity Doubled since 2012

The number of Fortune 500 companies with greater than 40 percent diversity has more than doubled from 69 to 145 since 2012, according to the “Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards,” a multiyear study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), in collaboration with Deloitte.

Champions For Change

50+ CEOs Outpace Their Global Peers in Advancing Women for Second Consecutive Year

Catalyst CEO Champions prove that commitment that leads to action can effect change.

Inclusion

Catalyst Welcomes Loaned Shell Executive Graham Sparks

New York and Zurich, November 27, 2018—Catalyst, the global expert on accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion, announced today…

Global

Lorraine Hariton Named New Catalyst President & CEO, Continuing 56-Year Legacy of Accelerating Positive Change for Women in Business

Catalyst, a global nonprofit organization focused on empowering and accelerating women in business, announced today that its Board of Directors has chosen Lorraine Hariton as its new President & CEO, effective September 1, 2018.

Canada

Catalyst Names 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions

Catalyst announced today its 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions, six business leaders who have made exemplary contributions to help advance women and inclusive workplace cultures in Canada.

Canada

Annonce des lauréats des Prix honorifiques 2018 de Catalyst Canada

Catalyst a rendu public aujourd’hui le nom des lauréats des Prix honorifiques 2018 de Catalyst Canada — six leaders en affaires dont la contribution a été exemplaire en matière d’avancement des femmes et de la culture d’inclusion dans les milieux de travail canadiens.

Inclusion

Catalyst illumine des édifices partout dans le monde à l’occasion de la journée internationale des femmes

Ce soir, à la veille de la Journée internationale des femmes, Catalyst illuminera des édifices afin de porter un message puissant au monde : l’importance de créer des milieux de travail qui encouragent l’avancement des femmes. Dans le cadre de l’événement Édifices en lumière de Catalyst, des dizaines de structures urbaines parmi les plus emblématiques au monde seront illuminées, notamment aux États-Unis, au Canada, au Royaume-Uni, au Pérou et en Colombie.

Global

Catalyst Takes Over Global Skylines on International Women’s Day

On the eve of International Women’s Day 2018, Catalyst is using buildings as beacons to send a powerful message to the world: we need workplaces that work for women. As part of the Catalyst Skyline Takeover campaign, dozens of the most iconic and influential city structures across the global skyline—including buildings in the United States, Canada, the U.K., Peru, and Colombia—are projecting a red female symbol or illuminating it in their building windows to showcase a collective dedication to advancing women in the corporate world.

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

Racial and Gender Bias at Work Harmful for Women of Color and their Health

Catalyst's February 2018 report "Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace," finds that a majority of women of color experience an “Emotional Tax” in US workplaces affecting their overall health, well-being, and ability to thrive.

Global

Catalyst CEO Search Underway to Continue 55-Year Legacy of Accelerating Positive Change for Women in Business

Catalyst, a global nonprofit focused on empowering and accelerating women in business, has announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a search for a new President and CEO as of February 5, 2018. The announcement comes as Catalyst’s current President and CEO, Deborah Gillis, prepares to step down at the end of March 2018.

Inclusion

2018 Catalyst Award Winners: The Boston Consulting Group, IBM, Nationwide, and Northrop Grumman Corporation

Catalyst has announced that innovative corporate initiatives from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), IBM, Nationwide and Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) have won the 2018 Catalyst Award.

Annual Catalyst Conference and Dinner Set for March 20, 2018, New York City

The 2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at the New York Hilton Midtown with the theme “Workplaces That Work for Women.”

Inclusion

Catalyst CEO Champions For Change Companies Outperform the S&P 500 in Advancing Women into Leadership

New York, NY (November 7, 2017)—Catalyst, a global nonprofit that helps build workplaces that work for women, today released data…

Board Diversity

Catalyst Elects Deloitte’s Cathy Engelbert as New Board Chair

Catalyst announced today the election of Cathy Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte, as chair of the Catalyst Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.

Victor G. Dodig est nommé président du conseil consultatif de Catalyst Canada

Catalyst a annoncé la nomination de M. Victor G. Dodig, président et chef de la direction de la Banque CIBC, à titre de président du conseil consultatif de Catalyst Canada.