Increase in gender diversity is not matched by black, Asian and minority ethnic representation, with people of colour “super-glued to the corporate floor”.
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Fresh research concludes that FTSE 100 companies have failed to improve black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) representation at the highest level. Indeed, despite much discussion of the issue, the position has only worsened.
Trevor Phillips, the founding chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and currently chair of leadership consultancy Green Park, authors of the latest report, did not hide his frustration with the results.
“Our latest analysis shows that after five years of monitoring, the promise that things would change over time for ethnic minority leaders in the FTSE 100 looks just as empty as the corporate pipeline
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