When gender equality gets measured, it gets done. #EQmeter is a tool that helps you start or continue the journey of creating a more equal workplace. The tool is very easy to use and was developed by Mentimeter in cooperation with a leading diversity and consulting firm, Add Gender.
Companies with a more diverse board of directors outperformed others on Return on Sales as well as Return on Invested Capital by 16 and 26%.
A Free Trade Area between Europe and the USA would increase economic growth by 0,5% while a gender equal labour market would increase the EU GDP by 12%.
Employees who feel included are much more productive, more loyal, trustworthy, their performance is higher and they work harder.
When a workplace has a critical mass of at least 30% women, the team will become more innovative and better at solving problems.
Creating a workplace where employees feel included is directly connected to worker retention and growth.
One study found applicants who were a cultural fit would accept a 7% lower salary, and departments with cultural alignment had 30% less employee turnover.
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Add Gender - leading consulting firm within gender equality and diversity Add Gender AB is a creative analysis and advisory company where the focus is on equality and diversity as a way of improving organizations. Add Gender have been around since 2008 and in 2013 they celebrated their 5-year anniversary. Add Gender think equality and diversity are the most fun and rewarding ways to improve businesses and organizations, which is why they love what they do.
Add Gender policy: Gender equality and diversity should be understandable, useful and fun!
Add Gender goal: Be Sweden’s best deliverers of equality by 2015 and Europe’s best by 2025.
Add Gender mission: Help you become the best in your world, by recommending and delivering performance-improving services in equality and diversity. Because the future is equal!
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#EQmeter is the web-based collaboration tool which enables you to measure the qualitative aspects of your company's culture. The tool has been developed by Mentimeter together with Add Gender, the leading gender equality and diversity consulting firm. Our customer testimonials clearly show that using this tool is one of the best and easiest ways to keep change initiatives alive and to empower you with the ability to measure progress.
We created the tool to challenge the notion of “not having time for diversity.” The #EQmeter is designed to help you evaluate and follow up your internal company culture on a regular basis. The tool is easy to use, and it enables you to discover the advancements of your company in an effortless way and will by default generate fruitful discussions to help you take your company culture to a whole new level.
The #EQmeter is the perfect tool for start-up founders as well as management teams of established businesses to keep track of the advancement of gender equality and diversity work, with only a few clicks.