Women on boards, gender diversity

1 December, 2017

There’s no merit in untapped female talent for board roles

Has the C-suite truly bought into the business case that diversity makes us smarter? The short answer is that we’ve made some progress in the boardroom, but mainly o...
women on boards, gender diversity

7 November, 2017

The barriers to getting more women on boards can be overcome

Much has been written in recent years about the advantages to companies of having diverse boards—diversity of thought, better stakeholder representation, different points of reference...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

22 October, 2017

Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

According to the World Economic Forum, social issues such as income inequality, climate change and natural resource shortages are among the most pressing global challenges facing 21st-centu...
Bank of England

20 October, 2017

MPs spotlight diversity at Bank of England

Members of parliament have expressed concern about diversity on the Bank of England's policy committees. Nicky Morgan, chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee, has written to the chancello...

15 September, 2017

Does gender diversity affect a company’s risk management?

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysian boards

13 September, 2017

Malaysia to disclose companies lacking female board members

The government of Malaysia plans to publish a list of companies that do not have women on their boards. In addition, those companies will not be allowed to bid for government contracts. The move, w...

6 September, 2017

Air France-KLM hunts for female director after shareholder protest

Shareholders of Air France-KLM agreed on Monday to deepen its cooperation with Delta Air Lines and China Eastern, but shareholders also insisted that the company chooses a female for one of its newly ...
Dame Helen Alexander

7 August, 2017

Dame Helen Alexander, former CBI president, dies

One of the UK’s most senior female business figures has passed away. Dame Helen Alexander, who oversaw the growth of The Economist as its group CEO between 1997 and 2008, died on 5 Augus...
boardroom meeting, gender diversity, female executives

28 July, 2017

Seat at the Table event develops female executives

Fidelio, the executive search company, is to host its latest
Isabelle Kocher, Engie

7 June, 2017

Gender diversity best where companies are also led by women

Gender diversity has improved more on company boards around the world where the chief executive or chairman is also a woman, according to research from Deloitte. The firm's latest