This International Women’s Day, Data and Tech Can #BreakTheBias in Energy and Beyond
The implications for the entire economy are seismic. By one analysis, having fewer women in the workforce costs the United States hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Salaries are affected as well. When women leave the workforce, wages drop, including for men.
Corporate bottom lines depend on diversity and inclusion as well. So it’s no surprise that, increasingly, investors are taking up the fight to bring greater gender equality and diversity to corporations. Morgan Stanley found that “63% of U.S. individual investors and 67% of global asset owners identify gender diversity as an area of interest in allocating capital across their investment portfolios.” Also, a study found that investors see value in a company having more women and greater diversity.
This International Women’s Day, data and tech can #breakthebias in energy and beyond