Catalyst research is the foundation of all our solutions for creating equitable workplaces. We examine today's work environments and employees' experiences in them. We track representation of women in corporate leadership and determine the root causes of gender gaps. We use fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to explore barriers and measure success. Whether you’re looking for numbers, ideas, or solutions, Catalyst has what you need. It’s why Catalyst is the most-trusted resource for knowledge on gender and inclusive leadership in the business.
Quick Take: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter
Get data and findings from a vast body of research on the benefits of workplace diversity and inclusion.
Quick Take: Women’s Earnings—The Wage Gap
Facts and figures on the gender wage-gaps that women—young and old—experience worldwide.
Ask Catalyst Express: Women CEOs
Catalyst looks at trends among women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies.
Trend Brief: Gender Bias in AI
Humans may be programming their own biases, including around gender and race, into the algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
Trend Brief: CEO Activism
People around the world want CEOs to take action on social issues including race, gender, and immigration.
Break the Cycle—HR Experts
HR Experts: Learn more about how to revamp your current methods by downloading this Supporter-only tool.
Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employees Need to Know
Explore how you can take action to stop sexual harassment in your workplace and community.
Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employers Need to Know
Learn how you can dedicate resources to help create a fairer, safer, and more respectful environment for all.
Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace
Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations.
Pyramid: Women in S&P 500 Companies
Catalyst's famous pyramid depicts how the number of women in leadership positions shrinks as they climb the corporate ladder.
List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500
Find out which women are currently CEOs of S&P 500 companies.
Infographic: How to Combat Unconscious Bias as a Leader in Your Organization
Leaders can be role models demonstrating how to thoughtfully change behavior to overcome unconscious bias.
Infographic: How to Combat Unconscious Bias as an Individual
Find out how you can minimize your own unconscious bias in the workplace.
Infographic: What is Unconscious Bias?
We all have unconscious biases. Learn more about how they work and how you can overcome them.
Report: Inclusive Leadership: The View From Six Countries
This study delves into the similarities across countries in how employees characterize inclusion and leadership behaviors that foster it.
Quick Take: Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
Although prohibited in many countries, sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace still occur.
Webinar Recording: LGBTQ+ and Gender Expression
Whether we’re conscious of it or not, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression are personal characteristics that everyone has and uses to build trust with others.
Webinar Recording: Let’s Get Real About Measuring Inclusion and Getting Results
The session will provide insights and tools—featuring the Catalyst Inclusion Accelerator diagnostic tool—to drive and precisely measure inclusion.
Quick Take: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues
Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.
Historical List of Women CEOs of the Fortune Lists: 1972-2019
The only complete listing of all the women who have been CEO in the Fortune listings.
Infographique: Accord Catalyst 2022
Les signataires de Catalyst Accord obtiennent des résultats mesurables dans leurs organisations.
Infographic: Catalyst Accord 2022—What Gets Measured Gets Done
Catalyst Accord signatories are seeing measurable results at their organizations.
Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—United States
A snapshot of the state of American women in the workforce, including in leadership and management.
Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—Canada
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
Quick Take: People of Colour in Canada
Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.
Quick Take: Women in Financial Services
A look at the state of women working in specific occupations that fall within the field of financial services.
Infographique : Le harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail — ce que les employés doivent savoir
Chaque employé a la responsabilité d’aider à créer un milieu de travail équitable, sécuritaire et respectueux.