boardroom meeting, gender diversity, female executives

28 July, 2017

Seat at the Table event develops female executives

Fidelio, the executive search company, is to host its latest
Isabelle Kocher, Engie

7 June, 2017

Gender diversity best where companies are also led by women

Gender diversity has improved more on company boards around the world where the chief executive or chairman is also a woman, according to research from Deloitte. The firm's latest
Urban Outfitters

2 May, 2017

Urban Outfitters faces action over diversity criticism

Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters faces claims that it has failed to address a lack of boardroom diversity. CtW Investment Group has now written to investors proposing they vote against the reapp...
Wall Street, US

18 April, 2017

Legal & General to vote against all-male US boards

All-male boards in the US will see the UK's biggest fund manager vote against them in a move to up the ante on boardroom diversity, according to a report in the Financial Times.
Rio Tinto

12 April, 2017

Rio Tinto faces shareholder opposition over boardroom diversity

Fund manager Hermes EOS is expected to vote against the reappointment of Rio Tinto's board chairman Jan du Plessis as chair of the company's nominations committee, because of the lack of diversity am...
Boardroom

11 April, 2017

Hermes to take action on boardroom pay and diversity

Hermes Investment Management has served notice on company boards that it will get tough on executive pay policies and boardroom diversity. Hans Christoph Hirt, co-head of Hermes EOS, the body that...
UK parliament, governance reform

5 April, 2017

MPs propose major changes to UK governance code

Half of the board members in UK companies should be women, according to a report from members of the UK parliament, which recommends that the government sets a target from May 2020 for new boardroom a...
wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

4 April, 2017

LGIM toughens stance on climate change, diversity and pay ratios

Climate change is growing in importance for Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM), with a sharp increase in the number of sustainability issues during company engagement, according the asset...
male boards

3 April, 2017

Companies with all-male boards could lose investor votes

Companies with all-male boards face protest votes from investors if they cannot demonstrate a plan to recruit women to boardroom positions. According to

17 October, 2016

Fund mangers called on to back gender policy

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