New report tracking companies' progress towards gender equality

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Report
4 October 2018

Gender Equality Global Report & Ranking - 2018 Edition

Author: Equileap

The annual Report & Ranking presents the Top 200 companies globally, insights per country and sector, as well as key findings on gender equality.

  • The Top 5 companies are General Motors (USA), L’Oreal (FR), Kering (FR), Merck and Co (USA) and StarHub (SING).
  • Companies in Israel, Norway and Belgium have the highest average scores for gender equality.
  • The Technology sector has seen the biggest improvement of any sector in 2018.
  • 28 companies in the Top 200 have published data showing that they have no overall gender pay gap.

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Article
4 October 2018

Tracking the companies tackling gender violence

Author: Elli Siapkidou, Equileap

The past 12 months were the year of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, which raised awareness globally about sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, following countless allegations of sexual misconduct from women around the world...We know that only a small proportion of cases are reported and an even smaller proportion of those result in any action being taken. And while these movements are welcome in bringing the issue of sexual violence into the light, more concrete action is necessary to make the workplace a safe environment for both genders...

Every year Equileap researches and ranks over 3,000 publicly listed companies, based on a unique methodology (the Equileap Scorecard®) which evaluates workplace gender equality...

...[I]n the full data sample of a thousand plus companies, eleven companies trigged the Alarm Bell, six based in the UK, three in the US, and one in France and Spain, respectively...

This year 97 out of the Equileap’s Top 200 companies published a policy to combat sexual harassment...

This is an increase from last year when 89 out of the Top 200 had a policy in place...

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