We’ve previously written about why equality is a core impact theme for us. We’ve also outlined several sub-themes with investment opportunities for equality including in valuing care, the Fintech space and supporting women throughout the life cycle.
Today, our chair Sam Mostyn, talks about how the economy can benefit from improved equality policies in the SMH. “Halving the wage gap between men and women could fix the current skills shortage and create the equivalent of 500,000 additional full-time jobs.” Chief Executive Women’s president Sam Mostyn said women are the country’s “most untapped resource”, and investing in policies such as higher wages and better childcare would boost their participation and bring huge economic rewards.
“It’s worth hundreds of billions into the economy if you get this right,” she told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
At Alberts our goal is that ‘everyone feels welcome’. It’s simply good business.