ALM Intelligence Provider Showcase: How to Close the Gender Gap? Design Programs and Process to Drive Accountability

By Martine Ferland, President & CEO, Mercer

Mercer continues to grow the When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive research and consulting practice it began in 2014 to help organizations build diverse workforces and inclusive cultures. Martine Ferland, Mercer’s President and CEO, reflects on what it takes from organizations to close the global gender gap and realize their Diversity and Inclusion agendas. 

According to Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends report, 80 percent of leaders say they are committed to a D&I agenda overall. Nearly one quarter of global companies surveyed by Mercer also say advancing their diversity and inclusion (D&I) agenda will make a significant difference to their business results over the next few years. 

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