Reimagining the Future of Work and Family

Insights from the Future of Work & Family Policy Executive Roundtable Melbourne. 29th August 2023.    “The future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi    In a world where work and family life often collide, the Executive Industry Leaders Roundtable on the future of Work and Family in Melbourne held this week […]

Remote work, family and rising to the C-Suite

Claire McCaffery is Chief Human Resources Officer at Accenture who has been with the employer for 20 years – working flexibly and mostly from home during her entire career with the firm.    She started with Accenture when she already had two young kids and before going on to have a third baby, and she […]

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 […]

Lessons from Australia: how family-friendly policies support gender equality

Lessons from Australia

Published this week in a special edition Essays on Equality: The politics of childcare, from the Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, is Lessons from Australia: how family-friendly policies support gender equality from founder and CEO of Family Friendly Workplaces and Parents At Work Emma Walsh. Chaired by Hon Julia Gillard AC, the publication features a […]