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Catalyst Award Winner

Five Key Takeaways From the 2024 Catalyst Award-Winning Initiatives

This year’s winners, Sephora and Zoetis, shared five ways any company can accelerate their diversity, equity, and inclusion journey.

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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.

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Zoetis: Awareness & Action Drive Impact: The Zoetis Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey (Practices)

Zoetis launched its Awareness & Action Drive Impact initiative in January 2020, when Kristin Peck became CEO.

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Sephora: Sephora DE&I Heart Journey (Practices)

The year after Sephora debuted its 2019 manifesto, the North American prestige beauty retailer launched its Sephora DE&I Heart Journey.

Frontline Employees Initiative

Time for Systemic Workplace Change: 9 Highlights From the 2023 Catalyst Awards (Infographic)

The Catalyst Awards conference focused on systemic change and previewed Catalyst’s new Frontline Employees Initiative.

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Time for Systemic Workplace Change: 9 Highlights From the 2023 Catalyst Awards (Blog Post)

The 36th annual conference and awards ceremony focused on systemic change and previewed Catalyst’s new Frontline Employees Initiative.

Humana’s CEO Experience (Spotlight Story)

Learn about the mentoring and sponsorship programs Humana leverages to advance people of all genders in underrepresented groups into leadership.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups: Best Practices From Catalyst Award-Winning Initiatives (Tool)

We reviewed 36 Catalyst Award-winning initiatives spanning industries and global regions to bring you leading employee resource group best practices.

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Announcing the 2023 Catalyst Award Winners (Media Release)

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

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UPMC: Care and Culture Starts and Ends With People: Executive Workforce Demographics (Practices)

UPMC set a goal to advance women from marginalized races and ethnicities, especially into their executive workforce.

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The Hartford: A Deliberate and Courageous Transformation (Practices)

The Hartford has created a sustainable DEI culture, implementing accountability measures, addressing unconscious bias, and revising other processes and systems

Organizational Culture Change

Enbridge: Informed Insights and Inclusion (Practices)

Since launching their Catalyst Award-winning initiative, Enbridge has already exceeded their 2022 goal of 30% women in manager-and-above positions.

Organizational Culture Change

Parexel: Leveraging Gender Partnership to Advance Women in Leadership (Practices)

Representation of women in senior leadership at Parexel increased across each job band level globally between 2014 and 2021.

Organizational Culture Change

Boston Scientific: Accelerating Progress for Women by Creating Equal Opportunities for Growth (Practices)

Between 2017 and 2020, women in executive leadership roles at global organization Boston Scientific increased from 12.5% to 26.7%.

Organizational Culture Change

10 Key Takeaways From the 2021 Catalyst Awards (Blog Post)

The 2021 Catalyst Awards, our largest event ever, affirmed that progress won’t pause, because equity can’t wait.

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RBC: Speak Up for Inclusion (Practices)

RBC refreshed their five-year "Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint" with a decentralized organizational model and tone from the top.

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Barilla: An Italian Family-Owned Company’s Journey to Global Inclusion (Practices)

Barilla took a PR crisis and used their learnings to create a comprehensive, global diversity and inclusion initiative.

2021 Catalyst Award Winners Announced (Media Release)

Barilla and RBC are honored for inspiring change and accelerating progress for women in the workplace.

Catalyst Community: Deloitte Winner Spotlight – “Inspiring Women.” (Webinar Recording)

This webinar highlights global leaders discussing Deloitte's 2020 Catalyst Award winning initiative - "Inspiring Women."

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Deloitte: 8 Steps We Took to Advance Gender Equity (Blog Post)

Clare Harding and Margaret Dreyer share Deloitte Australia’s inclusion strategies.