Why the maritime industry needs more women

Despite greater awareness of the gender imbalance, advancement of women in shipping, particularly at sea, is slow

Financial services missing out by holding women back

While corporate America has been making incredible strides in efforts for gender representation and equality, there is still much to be done in this arena, specifically within the financial services industry

Real diversity and inclusion demands a wider scope

Organisations need to widen their understanding of diversity and inclusion beyond gender and race

Challenging gender inequality in retail leadership

IKEA’s UK and Ireland country manager Gillian Drakeford says a top-down and bottom-up approach to changing attitudes is needed

Women shop more than men, but they haven’t yet smashed the glass ceiling when it comes to getting more top retail jobs

Making the business case for workplace diversity

Multi-coloured birds

Embedding diversity and inclusion into company culture gets the best from people and helps boost the bottom line

Men and women demand diversity in beauty revolution

Rihanna and Edward Enninful

Big beauty brands risk a consumer backlash as women – and men – call for recognition of difference in age, race, culture and gender

The importance of supply chain diversity

General Motors works with more than 400 certified diverse suppliers and small businesses in North America; its supplier diversity programme dates back to 1968

UK businesses are missing a trick if they do not take advantage of the myriad rewards which come from committing to supply chain diversity

Why marketing needs to reflect a modern and diverse UK

Maltesers’ Look on the light side adverts, created by AMV BBDO in collaboration with Scope, starred actors with a range of disabilities

For marketing and advertising to be effective, it should reflect its audience or people will not buy in