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Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills

According to analysis of 360-degree reviews. While the differences were not huge, women scored at a statistically significantly higher level than men on the vast majority of leadership competencies we measured.

Source: Harvard Business Review

https://hbr.org/2019/06/research…

Gender
Leadership

Third of FTSE 100 board members now women, but Business Secretary says more needs to be done

33% of all FTSE 100 board members are now women, up from just 12.5% less than a decade ago.

Source: GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/ne…

Diversity
Gender
Women on Boards

Sex and Power 2020

In the report you will find:
A breakdown of percentages of women in power across politics, business and public life.
An analysis of women's representation in politics, businesses, the arts and more, as well as the state of affairs for women of colour - who are simply missing altogether from the highest levels of many sectors.
Our conclusions and recommendations, including improvements to gender pay gap reporting and the introduction of mandatory reporting on the gender pay gap by ethnicity.

Source: Fawcett Society

https://www.fawcettsociety.org.u…

Diversity
Gender
Pay Gap

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Gender parity will not be attained for 99.5 years – that’s the sobering finding of the Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Source: World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/reports/…

Gender
Pay Gap

Sponsoring Women’s Success

CMI's report, produced in partnership with the 30% Club and Russell Reynolds Associates, provides an overview of the extent of sponsorship and mentoring in UK businesses among managers and senior leaders.

Source: Sponsoring Women's Success

https://www.managers.org.uk/camp…

Leadership
Mentoring/Sponsoring

Pilot evaluation - Lifting Limits

From September 2018 to July 2019 we ran an externally evaluated pilot in five primary schools in the London Borough of Camden, testing our model and resources. Read the report ‘We can all be who we want to be’: A whole school approach to challenging gender stereotyping and promoting gender equality in primary schools, with ... Read morePilot evaluation

Source: Lifting Limits

https://www.liftinglimits.org.uk…

Gender
Inclusion

Women In Financial Services 2020

Firms need to take a panoramic approach to stakeholders to progress gender balance in the workforce, with a $700 billion revenue opportunity for those that can serve women as customers better.

Source: Women In Financial Services 2020

https://www.oliverwyman.com/our-…

Diversity
Inclusion

FTSE Women Leaders | Hampton Alexander Review

Hampton Alexander Review focuses on increasing the number of women on FTSE boards, and improving women’s representation in senior positions.

Source: Hampton-Alexander Review

https://ftsewomenleaders.com/

Diversity
Women on Boards

Are you Missing Millions? - The commercial imperative for putting a gender lens on your business

Companies that fail to consider gender in areas like strategy development, product & service design, marketing, customer experience & supply chains are likely to “miss millions” of insights, customers & revenues

Source: 30% Club and PwC

https://30percentclub.org/assets…

Business
Gender

Revealing the appetite for Responsible Investment

We’re seeing a global trend towards responsible investing.
“Responsible” or “sustainable” finance and a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have moved firmly into the mainstream today.

Source: KPMG

https://home.kpmg/uk/en/home/ind…

Banking and Finance
Financial Inclusion

A sea of voices

KPMG's 2019 edition of the Evolving Asset Management Regulation report.

Source: KPMG

https://home.kpmg/xx/en/home/ins…

Banking and Finance

The Call to Act

This year’s Women in Alternative Investments Report (WAI Report) is about action.

Source: KPMG

https://home.kpmg/us/en/home/ins…

Banking and Finance
Gender
Leadership