A central location for all of the relevant Women in Banking and Finance articles, data and research to help us all make a difference.

Gender Pension Gap

Mercer's new paper explores what is driving organisations to expand their talent and diversity solutions to address the gender pay and pension gap.

→ https://www.uk.mercer.com/our-thinking/career/gender-pension-gap.html

Women in business 2018

We have surveyed the role of women in business for the last 14 years in our International Business Report (IBR).

→ https://www.grantthornton.global/en/insights/women-in-business-2018/

Delivering through diversity

Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance--and suggests how organizations can craft better inclusion strategies for a competitive edge.

→ https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/delivering-through-diversity

Sex Discrimination Law Review Final Report

The Sex Discrimination Law Review Panel who produced this report with Fawcett was made up of a team of legal experts and chaired by Dame Laura Cox, DBE, a retired High Court Justice.
Links to reports

→ https://www.fawcettsociety.org.uk/sex-discrimination-law-review-final-report

Differences make a difference: Diversity in social learning and value creation

Prior research has demonstrated that CEOs learn privileged information from their social connections. Going beyond the importance of the number of soc…

→ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929119917306557#!

The Art of Success

Reed Smith, in collaboration with WeAreTheCity, has launched ‘The Art of Success’: a guide for women embarking on a career in the City of London.
The report is based on the findings of a survey of more than 100 senior female leaders to find out what it takes to survive and thrive as a female senior

→ http://reedsmithpublications.com/art-of-success/

Women CEOs Speak

Strategies for the next generation of female executives and how companies can pave the road.
When roughly 94% of Fortune 1000 chief executive officers (CEOs) are men, what qualities drive the 6% who are women to the most elite reaches of corporate leadership?
To find out, the Korn Ferry Institute studied 57 women who have been CEO—38 currently and 19 previously—at Fortune 1000-listed companies and others of similar size. We analyzed structured interviews with all 57 women and the results of psychometric assessments taken by two-thirds of them.

→ https://engage.kornferry.com/Global/FileLib/Women_CEOs_speak/KF-Rockefeller-Women-CEOs-Speak-Nov_2017.pdf

Still looking for room at the top: Ten years of research on women in the workplace

What we know--and what everyone needs to know--about the quest for equality.
In 2007, when women held 11 percent of seats on the executive committees of Europe’s leading companies, McKinsey published its first Women Matter report. It not only argued for greater gender diversity in corporate management but also suggested how to achieve that goal.

→ https://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/gender-equality/still-looking-for-room-at-the-top-ten-years-of-research-on-women-in-the-workplace#0