Through Jay Rosenzweig and his team continuing to do the important work of measuring and analyzing the progress of women in the workplace, we will have a reminder to constantly change our approach to maximizing the output from women so that we not only compete but elegantly conquer.
We see from studies such as the Rosenzweig Report that although Canada has experienced growth in recent years in the number of women appointed to senior ranks, the proportion of top female executives has climbed more slowly.
Despite positive change, and excellent diversity champions and initiatives underway, the stats in the Rosenzweig Report are a necessary call to action that we need to do more to move the dial in Corporate Canada.
It is exciting to see the ratios changing in the Rosenzweig Report. Companies that reimagine work from a women’s perspective position themselves for future success as they unlock engagement from this huge segment of the workforce and economy.
From being the first Canadian bank to promote a woman to a Branch Manager role to our focus on increasing the number of women in leadership roles across our business, we are proud to support female leaders and the Rosenzweig Report.
The Rosenzweig Report shows the need for equity in leadership positions at the top of our organizations. Our businesses would be stronger, more nimble and more sustainable.
As a member of the joint Canada-United States Council for the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, I rely on the Rosenzweig Report for key metrics and an annual reminder for how much productivity we can unlock by empowering women in business.
The Rosenzweig Report shows the need for significant effort, changes and commitment from both male and female leaders and CEOs to create a world where both our daughters and sons will have an equal chance at significant leadership positions.
This will not only be a benefit to women but also to our society. The Rosenzweig Report shows we have to continue to work together for the growth of our businesses, to position Canada in international markets in order to contribute to creating a better world.
Businesses are beginning to wake up to the fact that investing in women gives them a competitive edge. Cultivating female leadership isn’t a feelgood corporate program; it’s a business opportunity. The Rosenzweig Report is required reading for companies that are ready to get serious about this opportunity.
When it comes to the basketball court what matters is how good your game is, and we see increasingly through the Rosenzweig Report that the business world embracing this meritocratic ethos is critical to success.”
The Rosenzweig Report serves to educate and brings public awareness to the fact that the cause of gender diversity is not just about pushing females forward.
Each year the Rosenzweig Report serves as an invaluable reminder
that the advancement of women is proceeding incrementally at best in
many C-suites and boardrooms across the nation.
Gender equality is a foundational principle not only of a just society but one that is also compassionate and humane. It will be a celebratory moment when the Rosenzweig Report shows we have achieved gender equity in corporate leadership
The success of Toronto and Canada will ultimately depend on our ability to attract and keep talent. The Rosenzweig Report highlights the most sensible place to start is with the biggest of all of the underrepresented groups, namely women.
Women’s engagement in decision-making is essential to the success of Canadian businesses, and at the core of our values of diversity and inclusion. While Canada can be proud of its history, the Rosenzweig Report shows that we have more work to do.
"The greatest threat to the United States is that really bright people will turn their backs on the country as a place of opportunity" - Jay Rosenzweig,