They found that 40 different factors influence advancement for both men and women, and these factors fall into three categories: Bold leadership: A diverse leadership team that sets, shares, and measures equality targets openly. Comprehensive action: Policies and practices that are family-friendly, support both genders, and are bias-free in attracting and retaining people. Empowering environment: One that trusts employees, respects individuals, and offers freedom to be creative and to train and work flexibly.