Tag: ethnic diversity
Parker Review sends ethnic diversity challenge to FTSE 350
This year’s report shows that, although significant progress has been made, many companies have increased diversity through NED appointments.
EU under fire over sustainability reporting reforms
Campaigners fear that ‘limited’ EU draft directives on corporate reporting will hinder the creation of a ‘sustainable and just economy’.
Improve reporting of boardroom ethnic diversity action, says FRC
The watchdog’s review finds companies are showing more awareness, but need to gather reliable data to be able to monitor their progress.
News round-up: this week in governance
Divestment may not drive renewables shift; US boards get bigger; call for transparency on lobbying; how famine affects board decisions.
Women take 54% of FTSE 350 board roles but fail to win ‘top jobs’
Just 19% of chair, chief executive, chief financial officer or senior independent director roles went to women in 2021.
The diversity narrative: a strategy for improved performance
Research has shown a clear correlation between diversity and performance. How can organisations create their own diversity narrative?
Parker Review: 89 of FTSE 100 hit ‘one-by-21’ target
Report hails “remarkable progress” on ethnic diversity of non-executives, but highlights concerns over executive roles and talent pipelines.
Top 150 UK firms have more women than men in non-executive roles
Board diversity push sees 51% of non-exec roles held by women, compared with just 24% of executive committee positions.
The war for talent: creating competitive advantage through diversity
Companies that strategically invest in diversity and building an inclusive culture will become talent magnets in today’s challenging market.
BLM protests see investors back boards with black directors
The recruitment of black directors and the discussion of diversity in company documents both increased following the death of George Floyd.