India could be 27 percent richer with a more gender balanced workforce, says the IMF. While the benefits are obvious, it’s a long road to equality.
If not now, when?
Accenture Research collaborated with W20 on a report that details the unequal impact of COVID-19 on women, and the role that businesses and governments must play to help the progress towards gender equality.
I believe women have this innate quality to take everyone along and enable collective growth. India will make real progress when we treat our women as equal partners at home and at work. As responsible leaders, we must act now to accelerate equality.
Managing Director, Avanade & AMBG lead – Accenture Advanced Technology Centers, and Inclusion & Diversity Sponsor – Accenture India
SASHA (Support Against Sexual Harassment) - Tackling sexual harassment at the workplace
Dr. Reddy’s Foundation - The road to overcoming disabilities with abilities
Saahas Zero Waste - Working towards a clean and safe planet
"I believe more women should step forward to break barriers toward entrepreneurship in tech. Companies should commit to help them find their feet, as there's never been a greater need for tech innovation as we look to rebuild a post-pandemic world."
— Avnish Sabharwal, Managing Director – Accenture Ventures and Open Innovation, India
Our commitment to accelerating equality for all
It enables us to attract, develop, inspire and reward top talent. And it creates an environment that unleashes innovation, allows our people to perform at their very best and underpins a culture in which everyone feels they have an equal opportunity to belong and build a career.