January2020

  • Forbes names SAS among America's Best Employers for Diversity

    Forbes names SAS among America’s Best Employers for Diversity

    January 29th, 2020, CARY, N.C., (USA): Forbes has ranked analytics leader SAS as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2020. To attract and retain top talent, SAS firmly believes that a diverse and inclusive workforce plays a crucial role in the company’s innovative and creative culture. “SAS’ culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences,...
  • NetEase on Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

    NetEase Selected for 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

    January 27th, 2020, Hangzhou (China): (“NetEase” or the “Company”, one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, today announced that it has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing gender equality. The 2020 Gender-Equality Index comprises 325...
  • Caroline Casey, Founder and Director, Valuable 500, Ireland

    241 Companies Commit to Addressing the Disability Inclusion Gap with Valuable 500

    January 22nd, 2020, Davos-Klosters (Switzerland): Within just one year since the announcement of the Valuable 500 initiative at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019, more than 241 companies have signed up to the business-led initiative. It is aimed at engaging 500 leading CEOs for catalysing the influence of large private-sector corporations...
  • Women in discussion

    Seera Group Hosts ‘Women In Tech Dubai’ talk

    January 22nd, 2020, Dubai (UAE): Seera Group, the Middle East region’s leading provider of travel and tourism services, highlighted its commitment to women empowerment by hosting an event organized by ‘Women In Tech Dubai’ at their Dubai hub. Women In Tech Dubai is a UAE based professional group that...
  • Impressions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 21 January. Copyright by World Economic Forum

    Four Ways to Accelerate Social Mobility in Emerging Markets with the Internet of Things

    Continual investment in new technology now required to be competitive has become a significant hurdle Pilot projects carried out across 130 SMEs in Brazil indicate that government could help SMEs unlock economic value and improve societal mobility if a new framework is applied  Read the report here and for more...
  • Photo by Blake Wisz on Unsplash

    Editorial: Gender Equality in the Digital Age

    This article was previously published in Ananke's Special 2020 Edition titled Generation Equality and can be found here.    How far have we come in the realization of Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment? Almost 25 years have passed since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and the Fourth World...
  • Impressions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 20 January. Copyright by World Economic Forum / Ciaran McCrickard

    Seeking New Leadership At Davos

    A new white paper surveying 5,000 people, including youth and chief executive officers, has identified the five elements at the heart of responsible leadership    January 20th, 2020, Davos (Switzerland): The 2020s have been declared the “decade of delivery” for society to come together and tackle the challenges ahead....
  • Impressions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

    Meet the Climate Heroes Coming to Davos

    This year’s theme is, Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World Visit WEF's sustainability micro-site and join the conversation using the hashtag  #wef20   January 20th, 2020, Davos-Klosters (Switzerland): This year’s World Economic Forum 2020 Annual Meeting will be more action-oriented than ever. Or, in the words of Founder and Executive...
  • Correcting The Dichotomy in Sport

    In the past decade, the world of sports has gained seen many interesting turn of events, more so because of the numerous laudable feats female athletes achieved. From breaking glass ceilings to challenging the status quo and pushing for equal pay, these female athletes have done much more than...
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