Institutional pension fund investors are increasingly determining investment strategy based on the diversity of corporate boards, reveals new research from Green Park. The company’s research found that a large majority of institutional pension fund investors say that both the gender (83 per cent) and ethnic (73 per cent) composition of corporate boards is now a consideration when deciding their investment strategy.
42% of men and 41% of women have been spoken over or ignored in a meeting. 30% of women believe they were spoken over or ignored in a meeting because of their gender while only 5% of men would say the same.
Women in banking face a ‘double glass ceiling’; one when being promoted to management and another when being promoted to executive roles, according to new research from the SKEMA Business School Observatory on the Feminisation of Companies.
New research shows correlation between above-average diverse leadership teams and increased business innovation revenue.
New research finds that younger men are far more progressive than older men about gender issues and are an untapped resource in the workplace.
Business school research suggests cultural heritage can influence corporate profitability and success.
Up to 75% of disabled people find that their condition has an impact when job-hunting, according to new research from the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI). Furthermore, 53% of respondents said that they first faced barriers as early as the application stage and a similar number (54%) reported hurdles at multiple stages of the recruitment process.
Working women in the UK feel they face a number of challenges to make their voice heard in business environments, according to new research.
At a time when employers report they are lacking guidance around disability inclusion, the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) has unveiled a new online tool which enables HR leaders to calculate how many disabled people they should be employing to succeed in creating a truly representational workforce.
Increasing levels of gender diversity, widening talent pipelines and improving the wider public image of the sector will help to tackle the ongoing skills shortages plaguing the construction industry, according to One Way.
VEX Robotics release the findings from their Girls into STEM Initiative (GIS) carried out across UK schools.
A new report released by The Boston Consulting Group outlines the key differences in what men and women consider to be the most effective measures for achieving gender diversity at work.
Women must be confident and caring to succeed in the workplace, but men only need to display confidence to get ahead, according to new research.
Customers afford less authority to male managers in jobs associated with women, says Professor Laura Doering of the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.
Women’s ambition to advance in their careers is not impacted by motherhood, as many commonly believe. Rather, corporate cultures that fail to embrace diversity are a cause of declining ambition, according to Dispelling the Myths of the Gender “Ambition Gap,” a report issued this week by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Women are better suited to leadership than their male counterparts in most areas, including clear communication and ability to innovate. This is according to Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School.