RRI Tool: Gender Equality Toolkit

The gender strategy tool kit

The Gender strategy tool kit provides a strategic approach with practical steps and tools to ensure that all employees are able to access and enjoy the same resources, rewards and opportunities regardless whether they are male or female. As an innovator, your human resources are key to your business performance. Being a responsible innovator you provide equal opportunities to your key asset (i.e., your workers) and strive towards diversity because you know that this will help you to better meet business and societal needs and values.

When to Use This Tool

When incorporating this in business strategy, linked to and supportive of business strategies and goals.

How to Use This Tool

Starting with a business case for gender equality. Then measuring the initial situation (12 areas) and assessing the goals, designing actions and executing them and monitoring the results. On this website you will find the gender strategy toolkit.

Required Investment

Large: it involves a cultural change.

Expertise Needed

Expertise level required when you do it yourself:

  • Novice

External support:

  • No external support needed, you can do it yourself.
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Expected Results

Improvements occur in:

  • Use of talent
  • Performance
  • Innovation capacity, agility
  • Reputation

All of which may effect market share.