What does the gender pay gap say about CSR?
A very disturbing report from BusinessGreen (£) on the gender pay gap amongst CSR executives – women earn 23% less than men. To put that in context, the gender pay gap in the UK economy as a whole is 10% amongst full time employees and 16% amongst all employees, part- and full-time (source: Telegraph).
Does anybody see the irony here? Companies that employ CSR professionals are meant to be good at this stuff, but these stats suggest they are worse than average at gender equality. Much worse!
Can ‘doing CSR’ make you worse at CSR? That’s a serious question a lot of people have to ask themselves.