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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Resources

Many organizations that are entering into Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work still need to build a case for these programmes internally. These key resources provide a wealth of information, research, facts and figures that are useful in building a case – whether that be from a financial, talent, performance, innovation, or human rights angle.

ResourceSourceMediaTopic addressed
UN women strategic planUN WomenreportGender
Global leaders discuss actions to accelerate progress on women’s leadership at the Generation Equality ForumUN WomenForumGender
Leadership and political participation of women with disabilitiesUN Womenarticledisability
Sustainable development goals : Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girlsUNreportgender
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girlsUNinfographicgender
tackling social normsUNDPreportgender
Men/Women Global Bias Against WomenUNDPartcilegender
Diversity and business caseWorld Economic ForumarticleD&I
gender gapWorld Economic Forumreportgender
women, business and the law 2021World Bankreportgender
Unrealized potentiel : the high cost of gender inequality in earningsWorld bankreportgender
Gender Equal Health and Care Workforce Initiative (GEHCWI)W.H.0websitegender
Closing the leadership gap: gender equity and leadership in the global health and care workforce. Policy action paper, June 2021W.H.Oreportgender
The gender gaps in COVID-19 decisionmakingBMJ Global healthreportgender
Gender equality in the global health workplace: learning from a Somaliland–UK paired institutional partnershipBMJ Global healthreportgender
Women in business and management: the business case for changeILOreportDiversity
Closing the leadership gap: gender equity and leadership in the global health and care workforceWHOreportgender
Gender equality in global health leadershipGLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTHarticlegender
Gender equalityEdgewebsiteGender
Gender equality in the workplace: going beyond women on the boardEdgearticleGender
European Institute for gender equalityEIGEwebsiteGender
Gender Equality IndexEIGEarticleGender
Increasing Visibility of Women LeadersOhio State Universityarticlegender
Think Manager, Think MaleOhio State Universityarticlegender
More Women Must Lead in Global Health BOSTON COLLEGEarticlegender
Reasons behind current gender imbalances in senior global health rolesCambridge Universityarticlegender
Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality University of Veneziathesisgender
Future of gender equalityin the workplacePew research centerarticleGender
Act now: a call to action for gender equality in global health The LancetarticleGender
Disrupting gender norms in health systems: making the case for changeThe lancetarticleGender
Labour laws in 104 countries reserve some jobs for men onlyThe EconomistarticleGender
Are leaders stereotypes masculine ?American Psychological Associationarticlegender
religion-based discriminationInstitut Montaignereportreligion
The business case for women in leadershipForbesarticlegender
Why Most New Executives Fail -- And Four Things Companies Can Do About ItForbesarticleleadership
Talent, Not Gender, Should Be The Focus Of Diversity And Inclusion InterventionsForbesarticleD&I
Number of countries with women in highest position of executive power 1960-2022SatistaarticleGender
Gender Data PortalOECDlink +reportsGender
Recommendation on Public Service Leadership and CapabilityOECDlinkGender
Women and Policy Making in OECD CountriesOECDreportGender
Gender pay gap in SwiterlandFederal statistics officearticleGender
Indicateurs de l'égalité entre femmes et hommes 2021Federal statistics officelinkGender
Stratégie egalité 2030Federal office for gender EqualityreportGender
gender biais in interviewHarvard Business reviewarticleGender
gender biais in interviewHarvard Business reviewarticlegender
Diversity and business caseHarvard Business reviewartcileD&I
Neurodiversity in the workplaceHarvard Business reviewarticleD&I
The Unnatural Selection of Male EntrepreneursHarvard Business reviewartcilegender
Does Your Definition of Leadership Exclude Women of Color?Harvard Business reviewarticleD&I
Gender Equity Is Not Zero SumHarvard Business reviewarticlegender
Films That Pass The Bechdel Test Actually Make More MoneyHuffington Postartcilesexual discrimination
Does Board Gender Diversity Influence Financial Performance? Evidence from SpainJournal of Business ethicsarticlegender
Gender Diversity in the Boardroom and Firm Performance: What Exactly Constitutes a “Critical Mass?”Journal of Business ethicsarticlegender
An examination of gender diversity on firm performance, risk, and executive compensationJournal of Business ethicsarticlegender
Female Presence on Corporate Boards: A Multi-Country Study of Environmental ContexJournal of Business ethicsarticlegender
Female board directorship and firm performance: What really matters?Journal of Banking & Financearticlegender
Female board representation, corporate innovation and firm performanceJournal of Empirical Financearticlegender
 The effect of gender diversity and gender equality on firm innovativenessPlos Onestudygender
Board diversity and financial fragility: Evidence from European banksInternational review of financial analysisartcilegender
biaisHarvard universityonline testD&I
autism in the workplacewww.neurodiversityhub.orgreportdisability
Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion in the WorkplaceHappymavenarticleD&I
gender biais in job adsBlog ongigarticlegender
Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards: Do Women Contribute Unique Skills?American Economic Associationarticlegender
How behavioral psychology might explain what’s holding boards backPWCarticleD&I
diversityand inclusion in the workplaceMc KinseyarticleD&I
Diversity and business caseEW grouparticleD&I
Diversity and business caseDeloittearticleD&I
Diversity and inclusion in the workplaceDeloittereportD&I
How diverse teams create breakthrough ideasDeloittereport
Why diversity mattersHEC ParisreportD&I
diversity and innovationBoston Consulting grouparticleD&I
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplaceBoston Consulting groupwebsiteD&I
trends that will shape the next decadeIntuitreportD&I
diversity in the workplaceBuiltinarticleD&I
create better workplace for womenLeanin.orgwebsitegender
Gender Equality Among CSR Managers European Journal of Sustainable Developmentarticlegender
Self-assessment questionnaire for business leaders who want to accelerate gender diversityMazarsquestionnaireD&I
the disability inclusion advantage Accenturereportdisability
progress in women’s representation inleadership weakens people’s disturbance with gender inequalityAmerican Psychological associationreportgender
Map of Countries that Criminalise LGBT PeopleHuman dignity trustlinksexual discrimination
Board Diversity and Performance Boardreadyreportgender
diversity in the workplace in SwiterlandFédération genevoise des associations LGBTreportsexual discrimination
The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of WomenFive thirthy eightarticlesexual discrimination