2020 Catalyst Award Winners: Deloitte, Medtronic And Unilever Honored For Inspiring Change, Accelerating Progress For Women In The Workplace
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte, Medtronic and Unilever will receive the prestigious 2020 Catalyst Award on March 12 for initiatives that have accelerated progress for women in their organizations. "—the theme for the 2020 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner—highlights the urgency to act with intention and purpose in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. More than 1,600 attendees, including the Catalyst Board of Directors; Catalyst CEO Champions For Change; and executives from top global corporations, professional firms, governments, NGOs and educational institutions will convene at the New York Hilton Midtown. Through measurable goals and strong top-down accountability, Medtronic is accelerating women's leadership, closing the gender gap in women in STEM and making a sustainable global impact through the Medtronic Women's Network (MWN) and its 15,000 members in 68 countries. As a result of the MWN, from 2015 to 2019, the representation of women vice presidents increased from 25% to 30%; women at the director level increased from 30% to 36%; and women in R&D increased from 24% to 29%.