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Gender diversity in the workplace stimulates growth and competitiveness

18 Feb 2016
Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

On Wednesday, 17 February 2016, AmCham EU hosted an event on how gender diversity in the workplace can positively affect companies’ bottom lines. 

GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

The event which also saw the launch of AmCham EU's Gender Initiatives Task Force featured Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, as keynote speaker. This was followed by a conversation with Geraldine Huse, Vice-President, Global Tesco Account, Procter & Gamble, and James C. Cowles, Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Citi, on how growth and competitiveness can be stimulated by gender inclusiveness in the workplace. A networking reception concluded the evening.

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Watch James C. Cowles of Citi explain the importance of gender diversity in the workplace

Watch Geraldine Huse of Procter & Gamble explain the importance of gender diversity in the workplace

Watch Mandy Schreuder, European Business Development Leader for Diversity and Inclusion, Mercer, discuss the findings of Mercer's study, 'When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive'

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