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At S&P Global, we believe an investment in women is an investment in us all.
Some think that we’ve already invested enough. Some say equality doesn't pay.
The numbers tell a different story.

Women & U.S. Politics

Women were the Vital Statistic in the 2018 Midterm Election.

Like most elections, the 2018 U.S. midterms served as a modern Rorschach test–people saw whatever story served their purposes and credibly made cases of where they won, where they did not, and what it meant looking ahead for 2020.

What is not up for debate, however, is that women made their indelible imprint on this election.

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Women & the Global Economy

Adding More Women to the U.S. Workforce Could Send Global Stock Markets Soaring.

We decided to see what adding more women to the American workforce would mean for an aging bull market in the U.S. and abroad. The results astounded us.

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Women in Commodities

Five S&P Global Women Discuss the Importance of Women in Leadership.

Increasing diversity and boosting the number of women in leadership positions can benefit the commodities sector and the wider economy. How can this be achieved? We ask five successful women for their thoughts.

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Women & the U.S. Economy

The Key to Unlocking U.S. GDP Growth: Women.

A dual-pronged effort of increasing entry of and retention of more women to the American workforce represents a substantial opportunity for economic growth–we could add 5%-10% to nominal GDP in just a few decades.

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  • Who Runs the Growth? Women!
  • Building a Cupcake Business in Brooklyn
  • WeLead
  • Proposal for ESG Assessments
  • How Times Have Changed?

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Extra Credit: Who Runs the Growth? Women! Podcast

S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Managing Director and head of U.S. Equities, Jodie Gunzberg, S&P Global Ratings’ Chief U.S. economist, Beth Ann Bovino, and Senior Director, Lisa Schroeer discuss S&P Global Ratings’ research that shows how increasing the number of women in the workforce could boost GDP growth and add close to $6 trillion to global market capitalization in 10 years.

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Building a cupcake business in Brooklyn

At S&P Global, we believe empowering women entrepreneurs makes economies thrive. On April 28, 2017, Brooklyn Cupcake filled an order of over 3,200 cupcakes to celebrate S&P Global’s 1 year re-branding anniversary.

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Women are Essential in Leadership: WeLead

Five S&P Global female leaders discuss their journeys to success, what lessons they’ve learned along the way, and how they embrace their entrepreneurial spirit.

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Proposal for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Assessments

A potential new ESG evaluation framework and scoring methodology is being developed for corporate issuers (referred to herein as the "ESG assessment tool" or the "tool"), and S&P Global Ratings is seeking feedback.

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How Times Have Changed?

CEO Gender Gap Analysis of the S&P 500 – March 2016

Despite all of the attention placed on increasing the number of female executives at American companies, the needle on the gender gap has hardly moved. When S&P Capital IQ looked at the annual growth of female Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in the S&P 500® Index from 2006 to 2016, we saw an increase of one new female CEO every two years.

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  • Accion
  • Closing the Women's Wealth Gap Initiative
  • Community Investment Collaborative (CIC)
  • Kiva
  • MercyCorps-MicroMentor
  • Ms. Foundation for Women
  • New York Women's Foundation
  • STEMconnector - Million Women Mentors
  • Upwardly Global

Partners

Accion

S&P Global is a proud sponsor of a three-year impact assessment of the microfinance sector in the U.S. with Accion and the Opportunity Fund. Together we aim to build a financially inclusive world in which every woman has access to high-quality, affordable financial services. 

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Partners

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap Initiative

S&P Global partners with Closing the Women's Wealth Gap to catalyze interest in the women's wealth gap among funders, advocates, practitioners, policymakers, and the media, and mobilize stakeholders to take action.

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Partners

Community Investment Collaborative (CIC)

CIC provides capital and education to entrepreneurs – primarily women and people of color – who have difficulty accessing funding from traditional sources.

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Partners

Kiva

S&P Global has been partnering with Kiva since 2013 to provide women entrepreneurs with essential capital, as well as to share our knowledge and experience through employee-led mentorships.

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Partners

MercyCorps-MicroMentor

MicroMentor is a growing online community of entrepreneurs and volunteer mentors. Through this partnership, S&P Global employees have the opportunity to volunteer their skills and talents to support women entrepreneurs around the world.

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Partners

Ms. Foundation for Women

S&P Global partners with Ms. Foundation for Women to support the work of the Economic Justice program, which is focused on increasing affordable childcare access for low-income workers; improving job quality for childcare workers; and building the economic and political power of women of color in the U.S. South.

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Partners

New York Women's Foundation

S&P Global partners with New York Women's Foundation to help identify, fund and support organizations and programs that promote economic well-being and independence of women, girls and their families living at or below the poverty level.

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Partners

STEMconnector - Million Women Mentors

The MWM movement supports the engagement of millions of STEM mentors to increase the interest and confidence of girls and women to persist and succeed in STEM programs and careers.

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Partners

Upwardly Global

S&P Global partners with the nonprofit Upwardly Global to help skilled immigrants and refugees overcome employment barriers and join the U.S. workforce.

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  • Past Event: Women Rule Summit
  • Past Event: Closing the Women's Wealth Gap
  • Past Event: Women's Day in Islamabad

Past Event

6th Annual Women Rule Summit

At S&P Global, we don’t employ rocket scientists, but we have some very bright economists who’ve discovered a new kind of rocket fuel. It ignites quickly, provides a rush of momentum, and creates incredible, unheard of lift.

We’re talking about women. Women in the workforce – rocket fuel for the world’s economy.

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET

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Past Event

Closing the Women's Wealth Gap

S&P Global Foundation hosted this event as part of the “Creating an Inclusive Economy” program. Our panelists included Heather McCulloch, Founder/Executive Director of the Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative; Ana Oliveira, President & CEO of New York Women’s Foundation; Aleyamma Mathew, Director of the Women’s Economic Justice program at Ms. Foundation for Women; Beth Ann Bovino, U.S. Chief Economist for S&P Global, and more.

When: December 5, 2018, 3 p.m.–5 p.m. ET

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Past Event

Women's Day in Islamabad

S&P Global’s Islamabad office celebrated their annual Women's Day with a diversity drive, talks and a panel discussion designed to highlight the contributions of our diverse female workforce.

When: March 8, 2018

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