An all-party parlimentary committee on ESG seeks a 40% target for female executives in the top 500 UK companies.
Although there is some progress in diversity in other board roles, research suggests that boards are prioritising experienced directors.
Companies can ‘hit the target, but miss the point’, say academics researching a more ‘holistic’ measure of DEI.
Concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion learned in the business classroom can end up in the boardroom, influencing thousands of lives.
Most top firms have a published code of ethics, but many lack the framework to help their employees make ethical decisions, research finds.
This year’s report shows that, although significant progress has been made, many companies have increased diversity through NED appointments.
Firms need to focus on building an inclusive environment and a culture of trust to overcome the challenges of remote or hybrid working.
In Europe as a whole, only 7.7% of top companies’ chief executives are female, gender diversity barometer shows.
Investment Association reveals the inadequacy of audit assessment in most FTSE 100 companies, with only 8% measuring up.
Big technology companies are stealing a march over other top corporates when it comes to female representation on the board.