What the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights Means for Workplace Gender Diversity

Author: Chloe Poynton, Manager, Human Rights and Advisory Services, BSR, in Huffington Post, Published on: 30 April 2013

Novo Nordisk, the Danish-owned pharmaceutical company, recognized that promoting women leaders within their company required a results driven work environment that downplayed face time...McKinsey and Company, the global consulting firm, recognized that it was losing some of its top female talent to motherhood. In response, they launched a new initiative to recruit these same women back into the company...Additionally, companies such as Microsoft and PepsiCo have expressed support for advancing equality between men and women by signing the UN's Women's Empowerment Principles...

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Related companies: McKinsey Microsoft Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) PepsiCo