Making societal change part of our future
Across the telecom ecosystem, diversity and attracting new talent has become more than just a bunch of corporate social responsibility cliches.
The scale and scope of technological evolution means the business of attracting and retaining talent is expected to grow twice as fast in the next ten years. Yet, the number of women in tech leadership roles has fallen significantly in the past year. And while industry players take a more circular approach to operate in increasingly sustainable and energy efficient ways, we are still falling short of reaching our UN targets.
Our Digital DNA in numbers
At 32%, the share of women working in tech is now lower than it was in 1984, when it was 35% and the percentage of women in tech leadership roles has fallen to 28% in 2023. ¹
73% of consumers would stop transacting with a brand that did not sufficiently protect their data. ²
Cybercrime remains on the rise. Estimates suggest we’ll see the global cost rise to £8.4 trillion annually by 2025. ³
25% of consumers and 22% of investors cite a “zero tolerance” policy toward companies that embrace questionable practices on the ethical front. ⁴
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