See the latest media releases from Catalyst below.

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Frontline Employees Initiative

Companies Need to Invest in Strong Workplace Relationships and Rewarding Work Environments to Attract and Retain Frontline Employees. New Report Shows How. (Media Release)

Creating workplaces where frontline employees want to stay can save the retail, hospitality, and manufacturing industries $4-8 billion each yearly.

Women CEOs

Catalyst Names Jennifer McCollum Next President & CEO

McCollum, Catalyst’s sixth CEO in its 62-year history, succeeds Lorraine Hariton, who will retire from the organization.

Inclusive Communications

Employees Globally Call For More Diverse And Equitable Workplaces (Media Release)

The way leaders and organizations talk about their diversity efforts has a direct impact on employees.

On Pay Equity, Transparency, and Advancing Women Into Leadership, Catalyst CEO Champions For Change Companies Outperform Global Peers

Catalyst CEO Champions For Change companies represent more than 11 million employees and over $3 trillion in revenue globally, and continue to outpace their global peers in pay equity measurement and action and advancing women into senior leadership.

Catalyst Award Winner

Sephora and Zoetis Win Catalyst Award for 2024 (Media Release)

These 2024 Catalyst Award winners will be honored at our annual gender equity Conference and Dinner.

Frontline Employees Initiative

First-hand Accounts From Frontline Women Reveal Their Workplace Needs Are Not Being Met (Media Release)

Catalyst’s new report, in partnership with Accenture, identifies systemic changes needed to create more respectful and rewarding workplaces for women.

Most Employees From Marginalized Racial and Ethnic Groups Have Experienced Racism in the Workplace (Media Release)

Catalyst report exposes the ways employees of marginalized racial and ethnic groups experience racism and what organizations can do.

Inclusive Leadership

Empathy in Times of Crisis

Together, let us create psychologically safe spaces at work where everyone can feel supported.

Working Parents

Survey Finds Four in Ten Working Mothers Likely to Change Jobs Because of Childcare Issues (Media Release)

Moms' careers are being affected by childcare responsibilities, and parents of color are changing jobs for access to better childcare.

Catalyst Honours

2023 Catalyst Honours Champions Announced (Media Release)

Catalyst will recognize its new Champions at the 2023 Catalyst Honours Conference & Dinner on 15 November.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Catalyst Statement on US Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action

Ending race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions will shrink the diverse talent pool for hiring, advancement, and leadership in workplaces.

Catalyst now credentialed by SHRM for professional development credits (Media Release)

Catalyst is now a Recertification Provider with SHRM, the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Senior Leaders Must Step Up to Combat Racism (Media Release)

Catalyst research shows that half of women from marginalized racial and ethnic groups have experienced racism at work.

Inclusive Leadership

How to Support Employees in Times of Crisis

What’s happening in the world affects how we show up in the workplace. Catalyst has resources to help.

Catalyst Award Winner

Announcing the 2023 Catalyst Award Winners (Media Release)

The Hartford and UPMC are recognized for their commitment to advancing women and equity.

CEO Champions For Change Advance Equity (Media Release)

Report shows Champions For Change companies outpace peers on representation and tracking pay equity.

Frontline Employees Initiative

Lorraine Hariton's 2023 Letter to CEOs

Catalyst President and CEO Lorraine Hariton challenges CEOs to reimagine work in 2023 to make greater strides toward equity and inclusion.

Two Out of Three Women Say Their Manager Is Not Adaptable (Media Release)

New Catalyst research shows that leader adaptability is key to retaining employees amid changing work landscape and uncertainty.

Emotional Tax

Majority of Employees from Marginalized Racial and Ethnic Groups Experience Emotional Tax in Five Countries (Media Release)

Catalyst research shows 61% of employees of color experience being on guard to protect against race, ethnicity, or gender bias.

Inclusive Leadership

Nearly 1 in 3 Employees Is Considering Leaving Their Org Over Response to Roe (Media Release)

New research reveals that employees want their organizations to take action on abortion access.