When Women Thrive, Let’s Get Real About Equality, builds upon our research and examines the achievements made to date and the ground yet to cover. Learnings from this research will help guide the steps you can take to successfully institutionalize the policies, practices and programs that will help ensure equality of opportunity, experience and pay — and ultimately nurture an inclusive culture


What’s new in 2020?

Discover bright spots that demonstrate forward momentum with the potential for lasting impact. In this summary, learn where we have made progress and where we still have room to grow, including data and insights on:


  • Talent flows by gender and career level  
  • Senior leadership and manager engagement
  • Pay equity commitments and analysis
  • Career advancement
  • Flexible working
  • Health and financial wellness
  • Technology to enhance D&I efforts

Activate —  Accelerate — Thrive

81% of Canadian organizations provide women equal access to promotion and advancement. However, our study reveals that Canada is trailing its global peers in such things as identifying gender-specific health needs in the workforce or measuring the health and financial wellness of its employees by gender.


Regardless of what stage your organization is at, Mercer can help you define active measures to advance your diverse workforce and inclusive culture. In addition to data and insights, When Women Thrive offers your organization practical actions you can take to make true and lasting progress.


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