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Gender equality perception differs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
... financial services vastly differs as the gap is widening between organisations saying they are working to promote gender equality and those putting it into practice, new research shows. FINSIA's sixth biennial Gender Divide Survey has revealed the gap ...

What will it take to get super on parental leave?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... pay the super guarantee on its scheme. ISA released a report on the issue in partnership with former Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) director Libby Lyons, arguing that paying super on parental leave is the most practical way to address the gap ...

ASX gender targets 65 years away: CEW

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
... Spencer Stuart. Melior head of advocacy strategy Julia Bailey said public companies are not doing enough to achieve gender equality. "Targets provide companies with a positive framework to improve gender balance and, in doing so, create better outcomes ...

Equal Pay Day offers sobering reminder

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
... Australia grew over the last year, Aware Super chief executive Deanne Stewart pointed out. According to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), the national gender pay gap is 14.2%, up 0.8 percentage points over the past six months. A year ago ...

New equality push in investments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The Financial Services Council is leading a new push for gender equality in investment management. The FSC launched the Women in Investment Management Charter, in a bid to improve female representation in the funds management industry. "The FSC surveyed ...

Verve Super launches gender diversity index

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... change how it allocates members' funds based on how Australian companies perform against the index. The Verve Gender Equality Index selects public Australian companies that meet ethical screens based on gender diversity metrics, using data from the ...

ASX200 sexual harassment transparency needed: ACSI

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
... demonstrating visible leadership and appropriate oversight and governance over culture, sexual harassment and gender equality. This is followed by ensuring the company has the skills and experience to prevent and respond to workplace sexual harassment ...

Childcare costs drag women's nest egg

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... cost of sending their child to private school. The global pandemic continues to threaten women's progress on gender equality, according to the International Monetary Fund. Women faced more challenges given they dominate sectors that require face-to-face ...

ASX200 needs executive equality: ACSI

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
The boards of the ASX200 are tracking towards gender equality, but female representation is still lacking in executive roles, according to new research. The latest analysis by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) showed women now ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
According to recent data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, women hold 14.6% of chair positions, 28.1% of directorships and represent 18.3% of chief executives and 32.5% of key management personnel. Perhaps most concerning of all, only 0.4% ...
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