The latest review identifies the work of increasing and maintaining ethnic diversity on UK boards, with a focus on the talent pipeline.
Report hails “remarkable progress” on ethnic diversity of non-executives, but highlights concerns over executive roles and talent pipelines.
Research reveals 123 boards in the FTSE 350 now have at least one director who is a person of colour, compared with just 59 last year.
Our latest podcast sees experts discuss the importance of advocacy, the role of HR and the risks of governance reform.
Despite progress in diversity at board level, a more critical lens is required to see past “quick wins” for long-term, sustainable change.
The “one by 2021” campaign to increase ethnic minority representation on UK boards has seen “significant progress”—but laggards remain.
Research by consultancy Green Park finds just 3.4% of chairs, CEOs and CFOs have ethnic minority backgrounds—the same proportion as in 2014.
AstraZeneca, Unilever, BlackRock and IKEA are among the companies taking part in a project to improve racial equality in business.
State Street’s CEO says ethnic diversity on boards is “material to long-term sustainable returns”. It’s a reminder that businesses do not exist in a vacuum.
Fund manager warns FTSE 100 nomco chairs that it will vote against reappointments “if they fail to meet expectations on ethnic diversity”.