Mercer’s third annual When Women Thrive session at the World Economic Forum in January 2017 was hosted in partnership with EDGE Certified Foundation. EDGE (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality). Mercer executives and leaders from Bank of America, Harvard Kennedy School, Unilever and SAP discussed the impact driven by the convergence of new technologies,socioeconomic and demographic shifts which are transforming labor markets and presenting both challenges and opportunities for businesses and the workforce.
To drive innovation and growth, leaders are pursuing greater levels of diverse workforce participation — in which women play a critical part. The discussion was rich with insights and actions for how organizations and leaders must respond in this environment of disruption.