How NBCUniversal deploys ‘Ambassadors’ to support women

Rebecca Heredia’s career in media and entertainment took years of hard work to achieve, including plenty of rejections and more than a dozen interviews before getting her first job in the industry.   Now that she’s Director of Human Resources for Comcast NBCUniversal APAC, working to support a workforce made up of other women who’ve […]

The ‘Social’ within ESG is an opportunity for Socially Responsible Workplaces

The growing interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is pushing organisations to evolve how they operate to meet stakeholder expectations.   For the ‘Social’ aspect of ESG, there are clear opportunities available for organisations to do more on addressing diversity, equity and inclusion, and especially how their working conditions are impacting employee health […]

2023 Family Friendly Workplaces Insights

Progress update of workplace data Future Trends Latest Certified Workplaces   Today, Family Friendly Workplaces is proud to announce, as part of National Families Week 2023, the latest companies certified under the National Work + Family Standards. Workplace data on the certified companies has also been released today. A follow on from the Bridging Work […]

Announcing the new Family Friendly Workplaces Advisory Group

We are thrilled to announce the creation of the Family Friendly Workplaces Advisory Group, a high-profile team of industry influencers dedicated to making Australia one of the best places to work for families.   The group is representative of our founding partners, subject matter experts and advocates, they cover major private sectors of the economy […]

We must crack the code on women’s attrition in STEM

A strong and diverse workforce is essential across the science, tech, engineering, and mathematics sectors (STEM) to address some of our nation’s most confronting and enduring challenges: including domestic and family violence, climate change, equality, and social justice.   It’s also vital for tapping into the full potential of the population, driving innovation, and especially […]

Best practice advice from UNICEF to support Family Friendly Workplaces certification

In their latest report ‘Integrating Child Rights across the ASX’, UNICEF Australia provides leading organisations with recommendations on how to increase their focus on safeguarding children.   With less than 1% of companies having a specific commitment to respecting children’s rights further than child labour, there are opportunities for Australian companies to do better. One […]