We are leading a collaborative campaign that has moved beyond the words to identify the actions that will lead to sustainable results.

Brenda Trenowden
HEAD OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, EUROPE, ANZ BANK AND 30% CLUB GLOBAL CHAIR

As more women join boards and demonstrate the value they add, the system will become self-perpetuating.

Helena Morrissey
CEO, Newton Investment Management and 30% Club founder

United Kingdom

The 30% Club launched in the UK in 2010 with a goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards - currently the figure stand at 26% up from 12.5%. Accelerated progress has been achieved through the leadership of our member Chairs and CEOs. In addition to the critical recognition that better gender balance leads to better results, five factors created a replicable formula for success:

  • a measurable goal with a defined timetable
  • political consensus that the status quo was unacceptable
  • change driven by those in power
  • openness to collaborate
  • a concerted and consistent series of actions and programmes, from schoolrooms to boardrooms.


View the video of our Fifth Annual 30% Club Chairs' Event 

 


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11.9%

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10.3%

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Malaysia

10.2%

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17.1%

JSE Top 40 & SOEs

Canada

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