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Advance Gender Intelligence Report Switzerland 2017 

We are delighted to publish the first Advance Gender Intelligence Report Switzerland 2017, conducted in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander, Director Competence Centre for Diversity & Inclusion, University of St. Gallen. The goal of this report is to create transparency on gender diversity development for Advance Member Companies over time and to derive effective actionable recommendations based on the results of the analysis. This year's study is based on the anonymized data of 127'000 employees. It will be conducted every year. Please find the media release for the Swiss press here.

Role Model Event at Hilti, 24 August 2017

Well-known for its high-performance culture and innovation, diversity and inclusion have been an integrated part of the Hilti DNA for a long time. Get inspired by how Hilti anchors D&I within the employee base by "OWN-IT" and leverages it for business performance and innovation in the Hilti Way. A no-miss. Register here.

St. Galler Diversity and Inclusion Conference HSG with Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander, 12 September 2017

What are the benefits of diversity? Where are the big challenges? Who shall be included? What is the business case of D&I that makes sense from a socio-economic perspective? A practice day that targets business leaders, HR responsibles, D&I experts as well as gender equality advocates and everybody who is interested to get the latest insights into this topic. Register here.

20th Global WINConference – Creating a Thriving Future

Be part of a pioneering 3+ day leadership extravaganza for company executives, managers and entrepreneurs on 27.28.29 September, Oslo, Norway.The WINConference 2017 is a global leadership forum for women and men who want to be part of expanding the new paradigm of leading authentically, integrating feminine values and understanding global interconnectedness. Visit the WIN website to learn more and register.  Select "Advance – Women in Swiss Business” when signing up for a special partner discount. 

Leading with Purpose - Simmons Leadership Conference Geneva, 26-27 October 2017

Long recognized as one of the global authorities on women's leadership, the Simmons Leadership Conference is coming to Geneva in October 2017. This year's program celebrates Leading with Purpose, focusing on the many ways that women are redefining the meaning of power and success. Advance Members profit from a 10% discount. Register here.

New study on Equal Pay by our member Accenture

Accenture Report «Getting to Equal 2017»

New study on Gender Diversity in Switzerland

CS Research Institute:  Read more

We are delighted to welcome our new members

A very warm welcome to Allianz, AlixPartners, Bühler AG, Nespresso, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Lonza and Accenture. We look forward to working with you. Together #WeAdvance faster.



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