gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

30 May, 2018

Making a difference through diversity in the boardroom

We believe that better diversity brings economic as well as cultural benefits. The World Economic For...
women in business, gender pay gap, gender diversity, equal pay

18 May, 2018

LGIM launches gender diversity fund to promote women on boards

Asset manager Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has underlined the importance of women in the boardroom by launching the first "gender orientated fund" to  focus on UK-listed companies...
HSBC

16 March, 2018

HSBC reveals gender pay gap of 60% but pledges to improve diversity

HSBC, one of the UK's most prominent financial institutions, has published an average gender pay gap of 60%. The bank's gender bonus gap is 84%. The bank admitted that it had fewer women in senior ...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

28 February, 2018

Board gender diversity requires a diversity of attitude

The #MeToo movement has driven a well-overdue need for women to feel empowered, after a litany of sexual harassment allegations in the world of showbusiness expos...
women on boards, gender diversity

22 February, 2018

Want gender diversity on corporate boards? Try a diversity of tactics

With proponents of board diversity now firmly in the majority, it’s time for companies to deliver. A

15 February, 2018

Stronger together: the wider benefits of women on boards

Gender diversity and stakeholder management are now top of the agenda for boards. Several measures have been taken over the years to increase the number of female directors. What, then, ...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

27 January, 2018

Why gender diversity pays

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women on boards, board careers

19 December, 2017

Five attributes of successful board directors

The Davies Review in 2011 identified that there were too few women on corporate boards in the UK. In 2010, only 12.5% of FTSE 100 board roles were held by women. The Review, therefore, threw ...
boardroom, male directors, investors, boardroom skills

19 December, 2017

Non-executive directors’ average age breaks through 60

The average age of non-executive directors has broken through the 60 mark for the first time, according to research by headhunters Spencer Stuart. In its 2017 UK Board Index report, 
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

5 December, 2017

EU proposal aims to prioritise women on boards and close gender pay gap

Legislative proposals aimed at narrowing the gender pay gap in EU member states have been published by EU commissioner for justice and gender equality, Vĕra Jourová. Jourová is also calling for ...