Unite the Australian business community to take action to foster gender equality and contribute to the prevention of sexual harassment and violence against women.

What is the Charter?

It is our responsibility to stand as one and drive genuine behavioural and systematic change. The Workplace Charter provides a framework of actions, tools, experiences and expertise to lead your organisation to become a gender equitable workplace.

What does the membership offer?

Charter members get access to:

  • Tickets to the annual Carlton Respects Workplace Charter Seminar
  • Access to tailored workplace coaching from gender equality specialists
  • Tickets and experiences to Carlton Respects AFL and AFLW games including on-ground activations
  • Use of Charter member logo
  • Carlton Respects Workplace Charter Action Plan.

Why does is it make business sense?

An inclusive workplace culture will:

  • Improve productivity and economic growth
  • Increase organisational performance
  • Attract talent and retain reputation
  • Build your organisation’s reputation.

Want to join the charter?

Contact us to find out more.

“ Well done to the Carlton Football Club for continuing to create awareness, and for engaging its corporate partners to come together and fight domestic violence. Together, we can make a difference.”

– Workplace Charter partner member. 

“All of the content was relevant and thought provoking. A lot to consider on how we can do things better and be part of the solution.”

– Workplace Charter Seminar attendee. 

The facts

Women control or influence over 72 per cent of household spending in Australia.
Companies need to deliberately tackle gender stereotypes in how they advertise and in the products they offer.

Having women in management leads to a 19 per cent higher return on equity.
Smart investors are no longer just looking at financial indicators, they are paying attention to workplace gender equity to predict returns.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) builds integrity, enhances relationships, increases loyalty and commitment.
CSR is quickly becoming one of the major factors in the consumer decision making process.

The power to prevent violence against women lies not in the efforts of a single workplace or leader, but in the changes we can make together.

Carlton Football Club acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which IKON Park is located, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. The Club also acknowledges and pays its respects to their Elders past and present and the Traditional Owners of the many lands on which we play our great game.