RISE contributes to development that boost environmental, social and economic sustainability, in both industry and society. Part of our work includes proactive, well-functioning efforts around gender equality, inclusion and diversity, both from an ethical perspective and with a view towards profitability and efficiency improvements as an employer and as a research and innovation institute.
RISE has a responsibility to support positive change through active efforts both within and outside the organisation. During the autumn of 2021, a situation analysis on gender equality was conducted at RISE in order to develop clear input for developing a plan for gender equality, diversity and inclusion. This analysis lays the groundwork for a long-term strategy at RISE and serves as the starting point for this plan.
The analysis revealed three priority areas for development: