Equity and Inclusion

What do we mean by "Equity and Inclusion"?

CARE USA’s Rathi Mani-Kandt shares insights on supporting women entrepreneurs and the privilege of collaborating with local partners to foster substantial systemic change for women.
Stanford Social Innovation Review is proud to present its first-ever global series of articles created in collaboration with its six local language partners—SSIR China, SSIR en Español, SSIR Japan, SSIR Korea, SSIR Brazil, and SSIR Arabia. The series, devoted to advancing equity, looks at inequities within the context of seven specific regions or countries, and the ways local innovators are working to balance the scales and foster greater inclusion across a range of issue areas.
RISE highlights the underrepresentation of women in leadership within the garment industry, revealing a disconnect between current programs and worker expectations. It advocates for addressing systemic barriers and redefining women’s advancement beyond supervisory roles, calling for industry collaboration to create a women’s advancement roadmap.
Gender equality is the cornerstone of sustainable business growth. This article explores how MEDA’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming (GEM) Framework is advancing gender equality, in addition to business growth and impact. After applying GEM to 40 businesses and investment funds globally, MEDA found that mainstreaming gender throughout business operations was linked with greater commercial success.
This interview with the author of the new Business Fights Poverty Toolkit – Dr Jane Pilinger, will help you discover how your organisation or company can prevent domestic violence and abuse, empower survivors, and enhance workplace safety and well-being.  
The private sector is quick to adopt training programmes to foster diversity and inclusion at work. Yet, evidence shows diversity training regularly falls short of changing behaviour. The case of Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), the state-owned electricity company of Mozambique, demonstrates that training can start shifting the dial towards a more inclusive workplace culture—if it acknowledges the root cause of discrimination.
To mark the first UN endorsed International Day for Care (29 Oct) we have published a series of in-depth interviews, conducted as part of the research for a new report on how multinationals can better support care economy enterprises.