European Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index 2019

Despite advanced science and technology and the good intentions of many male and female leaders, today’s corporate world is still far from gender equality. This study conducted by European Women on Boards, in autumn 2019 provides insights on gender diversity in the European corporate world by countries, industries and companies.

Read this resource

Ethnic Diversity Enriching Business Leadership: An update report from The Parker Review

In this update of the Parker Review, it has been found that the target of ‘One by 2021’ – of getting at least one non-white director on all FTSE 100 boards by 2021 and by 2024 on FTSE 250, is looking unachievable. Whilst progress has been made 37% of FTSE 100 boards remain all-white and…

Read this resource

Board Diversity in AIM and FTSE Small Cap Companies

Company Matters have produced their first report exploring diversity within the boards of AIM and FTSE small cap companies. Whilst most attention has been focused on the FTSE 350, what has been happening in small companies? There has been progress but at a much slower rate than in the FTSE 350, which offers an opportunity…

Read this resource

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Africa

This report explores the “power of parity” in Africa, looking at the potential boost to economic growth that could come from accelerating progress towards gender equality. It builds on MGI’s global research on this topic since 2015 which has included reports on globally. This report also further develops the thinking contained in McKinsey & Company’s…

Read this resource

Hampton-Alexander Review November 2019

As the Hampton-Alexander Review enters its final year they launch their 2019 report on improving gender balance in FTSE leadership. In 2016 the voluntary Review set five key Recommendations aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions of FTSE 350 companies, including a target of 33% by the end of 2020. This penultimate and fourth…

Read this resource

2019 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index

Now in its 34th year, the U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index examines the latest data and trends in board composition, board governance practices and director compensation among S&P 500 companies. Find the highlights and full report below.

Read this resource

S&P500: Increasing Boardroom Diversity

This report describes the current boardroom composition of S&P 500 companies through comparative data captured between 2017 and 2018, evaluating the progress made and the likelihood of achieving greater diversity in the coming years. The report addresses diversity by gender and age – comparing the degree of diversity seen in accordance to sector. The report…

Read this resource

Hampton-Alexander Review: FTSE Women Leaders November 2018

“This is the third report of the Hampton-Alexander Review and on the main measures we use, progress is encouraging. The number of women on FTSE 100 boards has exceeded 30% for the first time, there are more women on the boards of the FTSE 250 companies and women on FTSE 100 Executive Committees has passed…

Read this resource

Board Diversity Reporting – September 2018

This report assesses the current extent and manner of reporting by FTSE 350 companies on diversity at board and senior management levels in their annual reports. The findings provide a snap shot of diversity reporting across the FTSE 350, as at 1 March 2018, and show how this has changed over time. The report also…

Read this resource

The 20-year Journey on Gender

It’s 20 years since the first woman became chief executive of a FTSE 100 company. After Marjorie Scardino took over as CEO of Pearson others followed and now there are six female chief executives and six female chairs of FTSE 100 companies. It’s still not enough, but things are changing.

Read this resource
Page 1 of 3