Gender Equality

Grey cardboard jigsaw pieces with hand drawn gender icons in magenta and cyan

The gender equality campaign at Business in the Community (BITC) forms part of the Diversity and Inclusion section of the Responsible Business Map.

Achieving a truly gender-balanced workforce means employers must recruit and progress the best talent – irrespective of gender.

The commercial imperative for realising women’s potential in the workplace is clear: gender equality enhances employee engagement, boosts productivity, meets the diverse needs of customers and suppliers, and improves brand reputation.

 

Learn more about Business in the Community’s focus on gender.

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Blogs

More than just the babysitter

For Father’s Day, Business in the Community’s (BITC) Gender Director Katy Neep discusses how employers need to create a culture which empowers men to care.
Blogs

Making caring at work the norm, not the exception

Business in the Community’s Age Project Manager, Angela Watson, considers the current issues for working carers and how employers can best recognise and support them.
Blogs

It’s not me, it’s you: ending the motherhood penalty 

For Mother’s Day, Business in the Community’s Gender Director Charlotte Woodworth discusses how employers need to create a working world where mothers, and others who care, can flourish.
Blogs

International Women’s Day: Launch of Who Cares? Campaign

Business in the Community’s Gender Director Charlotte Woodworth discusses our new Who Cares? campaign.
Reports

Who Cares?

BITC’s Who Cares? report shares actions for employers and policymakers to transform the way we think about combining paid work and care.