This research examines the drivers and opportunities for companies to support employees in their care responsibilities – be it for children, ageing parents or family members with disabilities or long-term health conditions. Based on interviews with over a dozen local experts, it highlights how addressing the needs of caregivers is critical to wider efforts to promote gender equality and enhance employee wellbeing. This research presents:
Business case for supporting employees in their role as carers
Local market context in five markets including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Singapore
Nine corporate case studies showcasing what companies are doing in the region
Recommendations for companies
The study has been made possible thanks to Dell Technologies, HSBC and Uber.
We thank the following contributing experts for sharing their insights: