Catalyst research is the foundation of all our solutions for creating equitable workplaces. We examine today's work environments and employees' experiences in them. We track representation of women in corporate leadership and determine the root causes of gender gaps. We use fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to explore barriers and measure success. Whether you’re looking for numbers, ideas, or solutions, Catalyst has what you need. It’s why Catalyst is the most-trusted resource for knowledge on gender and inclusive leadership in the business.
Ask Catalyst Express: Women CEOs
Catalyst looks at trends among women Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies.
Trend Brief: Gender Bias in AI
Humans may be programming their own biases, including around gender and race, into the algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
Trend Brief: CEO Activism
People around the world want CEOs to take action on social issues including race, gender, and immigration.
Break the Cycle—HR Experts
HR Experts: Learn more about how to revamp your current methods by downloading this Supporter-only tool.
Quick Take: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter
Get data and findings from a vast body of research on the benefits of workplace diversity and inclusion.
Quick Take: Women’s Earnings—The Wage Gap
Facts and figures on the gender wage-gaps that women—young and old—experience worldwide.
Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employees Need to Know
Explore how you can take action to stop sexual harassment in your workplace and community.
Infographic: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace—What Employers Need to Know
Learn how you can dedicate resources to help create a fairer, safer, and more respectful environment for all.
Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace
Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations.
Webinar Recording: LGBTQ+ and Gender Expression
Whether we’re conscious of it or not, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression are personal characteristics that everyone has and uses to build trust with others.
Webinar Recording: Let’s Get Real About Measuring Inclusion and Getting Results
The session will provide insights and tools—featuring the Catalyst Inclusion Accelerator diagnostic tool—to drive and precisely measure inclusion.
Quick Take: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues
Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.
Historical List of Women CEOs of the Fortune Lists: 1972-2019
The only complete listing of all the women who have been CEO in the Fortune listings.
Pyramid: Women in S&P 500 Companies
Catalyst's famous pyramid depicts how the number of women in leadership positions shrinks as they climb the corporate ladder.
List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500
Find out which women are currently CEOs of S&P 500 companies.
Infographique: Accord Catalyst 2022
Les signataires de Catalyst Accord obtiennent des résultats mesurables dans leurs organisations.
Infographic: Catalyst Accord 2022—What Gets Measured Gets Done
Catalyst Accord signatories are seeing measurable results at their organizations.
Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—United States
A snapshot of the state of American women in the workforce, including in leadership and management.
Quick Take: People of Colour in Canada
Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.
Quick Take: Women in the Workforce—Canada
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
Quick Take: Women in Financial Services
A look at the state of women working in specific occupations that fall within the field of financial services.
Infographique : Le harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail — ce que les employés doivent savoir
Chaque employé a la responsabilité d’aider à créer un milieu de travail équitable, sécuritaire et respectueux.
Infographique : Le harcèlement sexuel en milieu de travail — ce que les employeurs doivent savoir
Voici quelques astuces pour vous aider dans les étapes qui feront en sorte que votre milieu de travail devienne un lieu où règne une culture sans harcèlement sexuel.
Webinar Recording: Asian Pacific Heritage Month
Listen to this webinar recording to hear from speakers as they share their stories, the barriers they’ve overcome, and how they have called out bias and achieved success.
Webinar Recording: Creating a Workplace Culture Initiative with Intentionality
Listen to this webinar recording to hear tips and tools on how to start an initiative, with real-world examples.
Quick Take: Women in Accounting
Statistics on representation, the pay gap, and other issues facing women in accounting worldwide.
Ask Catalyst Express: Starting a Diversity Initiative
Resources to help you address key topics as your organization begins to develop a diversity and inclusion initiative.
Quick Take: Women in Energy—Gas, Mining, and Oil
A statistical overview of women working in the energy industry—including mining, gas, and oil—globally, in Canada, and in the United States.