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Workplace Diversity

19 Jan 2024

Understanding the financial wellbeing of autistic adults

Dr Ru Ying Cai, Gabrielle Hall & Professor Elizabeth Pellicano | Postdoctoral Researcher, La Trobe University, Academic, UTS & Professor, University College London

A ground-breaking new study is exploring the financial wellbeing of autistic adults in Australia. And the results show there is much work to do.

27 Nov 2023

Disability and employment: Everyone’s responsibility

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

A workforce is more inclusive if opportunities are extended to all – including the thousands of Australians with a disability seeking employment.

30 Oct 2023

Fostering an inclusive culture

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The rise of artificial intelligence and the impact of remote working are some of the issues landing on the desk of ANZ’s new Group Executive for Talent and Culture Elisa Clements. She says listening is the first step in her new role.

12 Oct 2023

Indigenous Businesses: high growth, high impact

Robert Lichtendonk & Patrick Kelly | Senior Manager, ANZ & Head of Remote Customer Relationships, ANZ

October marks Indigenous Business month and the sector has grown exponentially in recent years. But how do they differ from non-Indigenous businesses and how can organisations like Kinaway help?

10 Oct 2023

Life changing shifts in representation

Sweta Mehra | Managing Director, Everyday Banking, ANZ

The chance to see versions of ourselves on screen is something many of us take for granted. The Shift 20 Initiative wants to expand that chance to the 20 per cent of Australians with a disability who are rarely seen on our screens.

20 Sep 2023

Model for change

Dylan Alcott | Athlete, Paralympian, Philanthropist & 2022 Australian Of The Year

Role models can change lives. A ground-breaking campaign by the Dylan Alcott Foundation aims to revolutionise disability representation in Australian advertising.

08 Aug 2023

The future of leadership is diverse

Yuri Mariano | Learning and Development Facilitator, ANZ

Embracing cultural diversity in leadership is not only the right thing to do. It’s essential for business growth.

30 Jun 2023

What is the majority?

Meg Dalling | Customer Advocate, ANZ

It’s good business to appeal to as many people as possible - so why do so many businesses automatically exclude people with accessibility needs?

28 Jun 2023

Bringing First Nations expertise to the cyber security fight

Marny Foad | Group General Manager Procurement, ANZ

Australia needs more resources on the frontlines of cyber security. ANZ has a new First Nations partner – Baidam Solutions – focused on social outcomes as well as the business and technical expertise.

19 May 2023

Data driven solutions: from driving quality in technology to violence prevention

Catherine Lockstone | Capability Area Lead – Quality Engineering at ANZ

Catherine Lockstone crunched data when she was on the board of Kara Family Violence Services. That work supported the findings of an Australian Royal Commission. Now she does similar work at ANZ, enhancing the quality of engineering.

08 Mar 2023

More action is needed to bridge the financial wellbeing gender gap

Natalie Paine | Social Impact Research and Reporting Lead, ANZ

A disparity exists in the financial wellbeing of men and women – and just like the gender pay gap it will take work and systemic change to address the inequity.

07 Mar 2023

Great barrier breached

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Holding back women in the workforce means holding back society. Change is evident but more needs to be done.

06 Mar 2023

The orange bond: investing in women

Shane White | Content Manager, Institutional, ANZ

The orange bond helps investors support underserved sections of the economy – like supporting women towards more sustainable and climate-resistant livelihoods.

01 Mar 2023

Fighting for many happy returns

Carina Parisella | Innovation & Diversity Editor, bluenotes

The barriers preventing women re-entering the workforce are stronger than ever. Here is how to fight it.

09 Dec 2022

Disability and long-term health conditions lower financial wellbeing

Natalie Paine | Social Impact Research and Reporting Lead, ANZ

New research further demonstrates how disability and chronic health challenges create significant barriers to financial wellbeing

10 Nov 2022

Investing in childcare—and boosting women’s participation in the workforce

Cindy Arthur and Brendan Rinaldi | Head of Health, ANZ Australia Commercial & Head of Health, ANZ Institutional.

Government reforms to increase access to childcare can boost womens’ participation in the workforce.