Latest update of Sir John Parker’s report finds 37% of FTSE 100 companies surveyed have no ethnic minority representation on their boards.
Britain’s largest companies are failing to appoint members from ethnic minority groups, according to the latest iteration of the Parker Review.
This year’s report, compiled by Sir John Parker, reveals that 37% of FTSE 100 companies surveyed (31 from 83) have no ethnic minority representation on their boards, down from 51% in 2017.
In the first report from the Parker Committee in 2017, boards were challenged to have “one by 2021”—a single member in the boardroom from an ethnic minority.
This week Sir John said “action is needed” to bring about long-term change to board composition and called on boards to lend ethnic repr
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