Culture of equality boosts innovation, creates $400bn in KSA’s economic growth potential

SourceSaudi Gazette
CountrySaudi Arabia

RIYADH — A new joint report by Accenture and Alnahda Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the socio-economic empowerment of women, reveals that building a more comprehensive culture of equality in Saudi Arabian organizations can foster innovation and boost economic growth.Launched during a joint forum between Accenture and the Women 20 (W20), an official G20 policy recommendation engagement group, the ‘Women in the KSA Workforce’ report offers guidelines for companies in Saudi Arabia to build healthy work environments that can help unleash the enormous potential of women in the workplace – a key objective of the Saudi Vision 2030.More equal cultures are key for women — and the economyOver the past three years, Accenture has surveyed over 70,000 professionals worldwide in its ‘Getting to Equal’ research series to identify — and quantify the strength of — the factors positively and significantly correlated with women advancing and thriving in the workplace.This report also builds on Alnahda’s ongoing Takafu study, which focuses on equal opportunity in more...