Bank of England

20 October, 2017

MPs spotlight diversity at Bank of England

Members of parliament have expressed concern about diversity on the Bank of England's policy committees. Nicky Morgan, chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee, has written to the chancello...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

29 September, 2017

Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

According to the World Economic Forum, social issues such as income inequality, climate change and natural resource shortages are among the most pressing global challenges facing 21st-centu...

15 September, 2017

Does gender diversity affect a company’s risk management?

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysian boards

13 September, 2017

Malaysia to disclose companies lacking female board members

The government of Malaysia plans to publish a list of companies that do not have women on their boards. In addition, those companies will not be allowed to bid for government contracts. The move, w...

6 September, 2017

Air France-KLM hunts for female director after shareholder protest

Shareholders of Air France-KLM agreed on Monday to deepen its cooperation with Delta Air Lines and China Eastern, but shareholders also insisted that the company chooses a female for one of its newly ...
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
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 ...