Catalyst research is world-renowned because we don't just scratch the surface of an issue—we go to the root to discover what the issues are and how to solve them. Our experts use fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to examine barriers and measure success. Explore our research series to gain the in-depth information you need to make change.
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.
Topic Overviews are a Supporter-only benefit of curated, introductory short research reports on selected D&I topics. These overviews help supporters…
Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations in the US and Canada.
Trend Briefs are thought leadership pieces that provide an agile response to of-the-moment critical trending topics that are of importance…
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Now is the time to dedicate resources to help create a fairer, safer, and more respectful environment for all.
Break the Cycle
This suite of tools and infographic helps HR experts, managers, and senior leaders eliminate bias from talent management systems.
Ask Catalyst Express
Find recommended resources on select diversity and inclusion topics anytime, day or night.
Revealing the Real Millennials
This series of infographics reveals some of the myths and facts surrounding the millennial generation.
The Promise of Future Leadership: A Research Program on Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline
Catalyst’s longitudinal project, The Promise of Future Leadership: A Research Program on Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline, follows the careers…
Setting the Record Straight
Catalyst’s Setting the Record Straight series uses hard evidence derived primarily from Catalyst Fortune 500 and Financial Post 500 Census…
Expanding Work-Life Perspectives: Talent Management in Asia
Despite increased interest, the topic of work-life effectiveness in Asia has remained relatively under-explored in the research literature, especially in…
Advancing in today’s business world is often as much about learning and playing by the rules as it is about…
The Catalyst Guide to Employee Resource Groups
Catalyst has more than 20 years of experience working with employee resource groups (ERGs) across a variety of industries and…
Women in Capital Markets
Since 2000, Women in Capital Markets (WCM) has commissioned a series of reports that tracks the number of women in the Investment Dealer…
Engaging Men in Gender Initiatives
This series offers evidence about the most effective ways to partner with men in ending gender inequalities at work.
Flexibility in Canadian Law Firms
The Flexibility in Canadian Law Firms series is Catalyst’s contribution to law firm’s efforts to address work-life balance issues among their lawyers.…
Leaders in a Global Economy
Catalyst’s research series Leaders in a Global Economy explores the unprecedented challenges that require today’s companies to address the talent management of…
Women of Color in Professional Services
The Women of Color in Professional Services is a four-part research series investigating the experiences of women of color in professional services…
Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities
Catalyst’s research series Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities explores how visible minority women and men perceive their…