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«Gender equality and inclusion are a competitive advantage.»


International Women‘s Day Celebration Event, 8 March 2018

Leading companies have recognized gender-balanced leadership as a BUSINESS IMPERATIVE. They have been taking action and creating impact. Discover how on March 8th as we go public with our 2018 initiative "Gender Equality Means Business“. Over 50 CEOs and leaders have united with a pledge! Visit our IWD event page here.

Digitalisation is the future of the workplace - 2nd "From Zurich for Zurich" Conference 21 März 2018

Bea Knecht, entrepreneur and visionary founder of Zattoo, and Gerd Leonhard, renown international futurist, address challenges as well as opportunities of a digitalised working world. The main question being the implications of digitalisation for inclusion of all genders, generations as well as employees with physical or psychological disabilities. More information and registration here.

More Women on Boards of Directors: Ten Proven Ideas to Put into Practice

The Swiss Employers Confederation initiates a project in partnership with a group of expert partners, among them Advance, to increase female representation on board level. Ten practice proven actions are recommended to support companies in their endeavours to achieve more gender diversity on their boards of directors. Download here.

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.

10 Years of Insights on Gender Diversity by our Member McKinsey

«Women Matter 2017», download the full report 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 DeinDeal, Johnson & Johnson Switzerland, Leathwaite, Rothschild & Co., Ricola, Shire and TAG Heuer. We look very much forward to working with you. Together #WeAdvance faster.


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