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New and Notable
BMO: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers to “Boldly Grow the Good in business and life” (Spotlight Story)
Since launching their first task force for the advancement of women in 1991, BMO has focused on catalyzing inclusion.
Baker McKenzie: Transforming Goals Into Action Through Gender-Aspirational Targets (Spotlight Story)
Baker McKenzie, the first global law firm to adopt Gender-Aspirational Targets, continues their inclusion journey with system-wide approaches
Performative DEI Policies: Flip the Script (Infographic)
When events that impact people from marginalized groups make news, employees expect their employers to respond authentically. Learn how.
Exposé of Women’s Workplace Experiences Challenges Antiracist Leaders to Step Up (Report)
New data reveal the intersectional experiences of racism that women from marginalized racial and ethnic groups face at work.
Beginning a Measurement Process: A Tool for DEI Leaders (Tool)
Whether your organization is just starting its workforce measurement strategy or expanding it, this tool has the resources you need.
Managing with a Sponsorship Mindset: Why Mentorship Isn’t Enough
Mentoring is essential to leadership development—but mentorship alone is not enough to help women advance.
How To Tackle Negative Workplace Climates Head-On: A Guide for Senior Leaders and Managers (Tool)
Learn to identify the symptoms of three negative organizational conditions found to impact men’s decisions not to interrupt sexism.
Benevolent Sexism: Flip the Script (Infographic)
Have you ever tried to defend a woman coworker? You may have unintentionally sabotaged her instead. Learn about benevolent sexism.
Ask Catalyst Express
STEM: Ask Catalyst Express
Data and credible resources on how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) organizations can attract, promote, recruit, and retain women.
Sponsorship and Mentoring: Ask Catalyst Express
Understand the difference between role models, coaches, mentors, and sponsors with data and resources on mentorship and sponsoring women in organizations.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): Ask Catalyst Express
Data and resources for building beneficial and effective Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for employees and their organizations.
Understanding Unconscious Bias: Ask Catalyst Express
Resources for employees to interrupt their own biases.
Research Series & Collections
Accelerating Inclusive Leadership
Catalyst's Accelerating Inclusive Leadership series of research dives into the elements of inclusive leadership at work.
Interrupting Sexism at Work
Explore conditions that encourage men to respond, or discourage them from doing so, when they witness sexism in the workplace.
Catalyst research is the foundation of all our solutions for creating equitable workplaces. We examine today's work environments and employees' experiences in them.
Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations in the US and Canada.
Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups that foster a diverse, inclusive workplace.
Sponsorship & Mentoring
Sponsors are advocates who use their influence to help others advance, while mentors provide advice and coaching.
Flexible work is a central tool to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion. Flexibility can increase retention and boost productivity.
Unconscious bias creates barriers to inclusion, performance, engagement, and innovation. Learning how to mitigate its impact is essential.