Iceland continues to rank first for women’s equality according to a World Economic Forum survey of 136 countries.. The United States ranked 23rd, down one slot from last year. The WEF metrics help countries know where they stand towards closing the gender gap.
Gender equality is also a significant goal for corporations because its not only the right thing to do, it’s good for the bottom line. But how can companies measure progress? A Swiss Foundation says it has a method that enables large businesses to gauge advancement regarding gender equality. The EDGE Certified Foundation just announced the first companies to be certified to the EDGE Global Standard for workplace equality.Read More »