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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Men’s health, Bias, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about the “Representation Matters” report, surnames of CEOs, the life expectancy gap between men and women, and new research about the importance of paternity leave.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Caroline Berns - Head of D&I and Talent Acquisition MMEA

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Women in leadership

According to the report “Representation Matters” by the Oliver Wyman Forum and Women Political Leaders, countries tend to experience significant progress and better performance when they have a substantial representation of women in political leadership positions


The surname of a CEO can considerably affect their job security and overall compensation, potentially increasing by nearly 5%, as revealed by a recent study. Read more here.

Men’s health

A study conducted by Harvard and the University of California found that, on average, American women tend to live nearly six years longer than men. The life expectancy gap between men and women has significantly widened in the past years, and it is now the largest it has been since 1996.

Paternity leave

Interesting research – taking paternity leave can significantly impact the paternal brain, resulting in lifelong positive effects such as fostering a strong bond between the father and baby, promoting healthy development for the baby, and improving the parents' relationship. Read more here.

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