Dame Helen Alexander

7 August, 2017

Dame Helen Alexander, former CBI president, dies

One of the UK’s most senior female business figures has passed away. Dame Helen Alexander, who oversaw the growth of The Economist as its group CEO between 1997 and 2008, died on 5 Augus...
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

14 June, 2017

Does gender diversity affect a company’s risk management?

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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
Singapore, Singapore governance, corporate governance

6 June, 2017

Singapore sees rise of female board directors overall

Singapore, a country that has a reputation in Asia for its male-dominated corporate boards, has experienced a slight improvement in the number of female board directors. According to the latest rep...
football

19 May, 2017

Football Association reserves boardroom seats for women

The UK's Football Association (FA) has agreed corporate governance reforms, which will ensure that three seats on its board are reserved for women. Under the chairmanship of Greg Clarke, the FA's ...
gender diversity, women on boards, female board members

27 March, 2017

Less than a quarter of boardroom roles go to women

New research suggests that women hold less than a quarter of boardroom roles in public companies. Think-tank the Directory of Social Change looked at the CSR reports of 399 companies and found tha...

1 February, 2017

Why women struggle with shorter boardroom tenure

Much has been made of recent progress in appointing women to company boards in the UK, particularly in the FTSE 100. However, for a woman, being appointed to the board is only half the problem. Stayin...
gender diversity, gender quotas

15 January, 2017

New gender quotas come into force for large French companies

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10 October, 2016

Indian businesses under pressure over women on boards

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