Japan

30% Club Japanは2019年5月1日に始動しました

※ローンチに関するプレスリリースはこちら: 日本語版ENGLISH PRESS RELEASE


30% Clubとは:

30% Clubは2010年に英国で創設された、役員に占める女性割合の向上を目的とした世界的なキャンペーンです。日本を含む 14ヵ国・地域で展開しており、女性役員割合の向上に大きく貢献しています。英国の例はこちら


30% Club Japanのビジョン:

30% Club Japan は、取締役会やマネージメントチーム等、企業の意思決定機関における健全なジェンダーバランスは、企業のガバナンス強化はもちろん、持続的成長の促進、そして国際的競争力の向上、ひいては持続可能な日本社会の構築に寄与するものと考えます。
30% Club Japan は、企業、機関投資家、政府、メディア、プロフェッショナルファーム、エクゼクティブサーチファーム、大学等が協働するプラットフォームとなり、実績のある様々なイニシアチブを展開することで、効率的・網羅的に企業のダイバーシティを実現します。


30% Club Japanの目標:

TOPIX100の取締役会に占める女性割合:2020年  10%、2030年  30% 
※今後の進捗を踏まえ、適宜見直していきます


30% Clubの成功要因:

30% Club Japan は、企業のダイバーシティを加速するためには、企業の「構造改革」が必要であると考えます。構造改革には、企業の重要意思決定機関において、多様なステークホルダーを考慮した議論が必要であり、 "Group Think" を回避することが重要です。30% Club Japanは機関投資家、エクゼクティブサーチファームを通して取締役会に直接的に働きかけます。加えて、取締役会の多様性促進に向けた政策提言を行い、メディアを通して世論形成を行います。更に持続可能な変化をもたらすために、プロフェッショナルファーム、大学を含む様々な機関が協働し、幅広い層の女性パイプライン強化に向けたイニシアチブをメンバー企業に提供していきます。このように様々な"Game Changers" が協業する「統合的アプローチ」が30% Clubの最大の特徴であり、企業のダイバーシィ―をこれまでにないスピードで加速させていきます。詳細はこちら

Group Think:集団浅慮。組織・集団の意思決定において十分な議論が行われず、不合理あるいは危険な意思決定が容認されること、あるいはそれにつながる意思決定パターン


変化をドライブするイニシアチブ:

30% Club Japan は取締役会やマネジメントチーム等、企業トップの多様性の実現を目的とした様々なイニチアチブや、専門家を招いたイベントを開催していく予定です。詳細は本ページの「WORKING GROUPS」と「EVENTS」をご参照ください。


30% Club Japanのメンバーシップ:

大手上場企業のCEO、会長、ボード議長、または同等のポジションの方が30% Club Japanのメンバーとなることが可能です。加えて、30% Clubの重要ステークホルダーである金融機関(特に機関投資家)、政府、プロフェショナルファーム(コンサルティングファーム、弁護士事務所、等)PR会社、エクゼクティブサーチファーム、大学のトップは上場・非上場にか関わらずメンバーになることが可能です。メンバーへのお願い事項、メンバーベネフィットはこちら


■ 30% Club Japanのブロシュア:日本語 | English
■ 30% Club Japanの運営体制: 日本語 | English
■ 30% Club JapanのFAQ:日本語 | English
■ 30% Club全般のFAQはこちら
■ 企業トップの多様性のビジネスケースに関するデータはこちら

In October 2018 the 30% Club advanced its global mission to foster gender balance at all levels of organisations by joining forces with Brazil’s Call For Action Movement (CFAM). CFAM, a local business-led initiative, was launched in 2017 in response to an annual survey conducted by Enlight on the level of female representation on Brazilian Boards. The 2017 survey report highlighted a lack of progress over the prior three years and recognised the importance of setting aspirational voluntary goals to drive progress.

The movement started as a conversation and soon became a campaign to engage key stakeholders in deeper discussions about the importance of gender diversity and broader diversity on boards, recommending a voluntary business-led approach to address the issue.

The 30% Club Chapter Brazil is inviting companies to set the following aspirational targets:

  • zero all male boards on B3 new market segment companies by 2020 (from 65% all male boards in 2018)
  • 30% women on boards of B3 IBrX 100 listed companies by 2025


2019 will see a focus on intensifying engagement with Chairs and CEOs encouraging those New Market Segment companies with all-male boards to join the campaign and to appoint at least one female director each by 2020. The over-arching strategy is to act as a public voice for gender balance on boards and leadership teams by working collaboratively with other bodies to spread awareness, grow the pipeline and stimulate demand primary to increase female Board directors in Brazil.

Please click here to download a copy of the Brazilian 30% Club Information Booklet in Portuguese.

MEMBERSHIP


Brazil membership is primarily targeted at Chairs, Board Members and CEOs of Novo Mercado listed companies and IBrX 100 companies at B3. Membership is free. For further information please email: Anna Maria Guimarães - aguimaraes@30percentclub.or or ​Olivia Ferreira - oferreira@30percentclub.org

Business Engage launched 30% Club East Africa on 24 October in Nairobi. Since the launch event, interest has been received from a number of other corporates and the next event is being planned for June 2019.

A local team is being developed to assist in driving the initiative in East Africa.

The BoardWalk and LeadersWalk events will be rolled out in East Africa as well.

On March 22, 2017 Borsa Istanbul (BIST) hosted the launch of the 30% Club’s Turkey Chapter as a business led campaign, aimed at improving corporate boards’ gender diversity. The founding members of the 30% Club Turkey represent most of Turkey’s powerful business groups that collectively dominate the stock market.

The 30% Club in Turkey is a spin off from the Independent Women Directors Project, that was initated by Sabancı University’s Corporate Governance Forum when the Capital Markets Board of Turkey amended its Corporate Governance Guidelines in 2012, recommending that companies set a target level of no less than 25% women on their boards. The Forum, which maintains a database of female talent and tracks improvement in BIST boards’ gender diversity, facilitates and coordinates the 30% Club Turkey campaign.

The Steering Commitee of the 30% Club Turkey has the following targets:

  • 30% participation of women in the boards of BIST Star Market and Main Market companies by 2025 (representing an increase of 109% from 14.3% in 2016)
  • 30% women in the top executive team (representing an increase of 100% from 15% in 2016)
  • Zero all male boards in BIST 100 compaines by 2025 (targeting 38 companies with all male boards as of 2016) ,

These targets corresponds to approximately a three-fold increase in the number of professional women on corporate boards from the current level considering that half of the women sitting on corparate boards today are members of controlling shareholder families.

THE CAMPAIGN
The 30% Club campaign was set up by Dame Helena Morrissey in 2010 with the aim of achieving a minimum of 30% female representation on FTSE 100 boards. That target was reached in September 2018 and good progress has been made (currently at 31.2%*), but there is still much more work to do to achieve better gender balance at the top of businesses. 

Now under Brenda Trenowden CBE and Ann Cairns’ leadership as 30% Club Global Co-Chairs, our energies are concentrated on supporting more women into senior management roles and taking action to reach our 2020 campaign goals: for every FTSE 100 company to have 30% of its senior management roles held by women and for every FTSE 350 company to have 30% of its board positions held by women.

The 30% Club believes that companies with a good balance of men and women in senior roles have better insights into their customers and market opportunities, make better decision, and perform better financially  (for further detail on the campaign see booklet and video clip below).

 

OUR TARGETS
The percentage of women on FTSE-100 boards currently stands at 31.2%* up from 12.5% when we launched the 30% Club campaign back in 2010. Accelerated progress has been achieved through the leadership of Chairs and CEOs, our Members. As of 2016, we extended the scope of our original target and we introduced a pipeline target to sit alongside this:

  • a minimum of 30% women on FTSE 350 boards by 2020 (currently at 27.1%*).
  • a minimum of 30% women at senior management level of FTSE 100 companies by 2020 (currently women make up 27%** at FTSE 100 ExCo + direct report levels). 
​​*BoardEx, 20 June 2019
**Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders, November 2018

MEMBERSHIP
UK membership is primarily targeted at Chairs and CEOs of listed companies - if not within the FTSE 350 organisations need to have a workforce of 250 employees or more to qualify for membership (for further information please FAQs below or email Francoise Higson). 

FURTHER DETAIL
Click here to download our 30% Club information booklet
- View Brenda Trenowden CBE, 30% Club Global Co-Chair, talking about the campaign:

View Mark Wilson's thoughts on signing up to the Executive Committee commitment outlined by the 30% Club in his capacity as former Group CEO of Aviva plc (the first FTSE 100 CEO to lend his name to the campaign): 
 

 

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The 30% Club GCC is a regional volunteer effort of multi-sector leaders working together towards better representation of women on boards and in senior level positions.  We work in collaboration to accelerate pace of change and support the growth of a healthy pipeline of talented and capable women that are ready to serve in senior positions across various sectors.

We strongly believe that business-led change is the right way forward; and as such, we support women to realize their potential through mentorship, executive education, research, and we also advocate good governance to support women to serve on boards.

The 30% Club GCC chapter was established in 2015.

30% Club GCC Educational Initiatives

  • Hawkamah (The Institute for Corporate Governance) - In partnership with 30% Club GCC, Hawkamah are offering 20% off the price of all courses for members of 30% club GCC. Each registered individual will enjoy a year of individual membership benefits including exclusive access to events, publications and research. Members wishing to take part in this offer, should contact the 30% Club GCC team for further information. 

    Upcoming Events Include: 
    19/09 - Family Governance Workshop, 
    23/09 - Introduction to Corporate Governance (DDP - Part 1), 
    25/09 - The Board (DDP - Part 2), 
    22/10 - Strategic Leadership (DDP - Part 3), 
    24/10 - Financial Stewardship, Accountability & Planning (DDP - Part 4), 
    18/11 - International Corporate Governance Study Tour - Governance Enabling Innovations
     
  • 30% Club Scholarship launched at Edinburgh Business School Application process for 2018 now closed

  • The University of Manchester & 30% Club GCC Women in Business Scholarship - Application process for 2018 now closed

    ​Please also visit our Business schools section for further details on each of the Scholarships.
     

30% Club GCC Research

  • Closing the Gulf's gender gap - The Arabian Business article which includes contributions from a number of the 30% Club GCC members and outlines how GCC states fell behind in closing the gap between women and men last year, but governments are striving to re-tip the scales.
  • View from the Top - A research report from Deloitte in association with the 30% Club GCC Chapter, was released at the Arabian Business Women's Forum on 24th May 2016. 


30% Club GCC Newsletters:

 

Visit the 30% Club GCC on Linked In and Twitter for all of the latest updates 

The 30% Club Italy was launched on October 26th 2015 as a business-led, not-for-profit initiative aimed at reaching at least a 30% participation of women in leadership (executive positions and boards) by 2020.

The main challenge is increasing women's participation in organizational leadership (executive and top-middle levels) particularly in large companies. Currently, women CEOs are 4% in companies above 200 ML turnover (10% in companies below 50 ML); women executives are less than 10% and women in middle-top management positions (dirigenti) are approximately 16%. Women in boards of stock-listed and government participated companies are approaching 30% (currrently 28%) due to gender quotas introduced by law in 2011.

The primary focus of the 30% Club in Italy will be to grow women’s participation in executive positions (two levels below CEO). Augmenting presence at this level will help create a women CEO pipeline; help drive women’s participation beyond the functional areas where they have traditionally been confined and favor cooptation of women from lower ranks of management and inspire them.

A secondary focus will be on board presence.  We wish to increase women participation in boards not affected by the law, to improve the level of women’s participation in boards and to ensure that, when the law expires, women’s presence will not regress.

More information available on our Information Booklet on our Manifesto and on our Guidelines

Read our reports Più donne nel management Più opportunità per il Paese (September 13th 2016) and Competere e crescere con tutti i talenti (November 24th, 2016).

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Recognizing Canada’s distinct corporate governance framework, the aim of the 30% Club Canada is to include both board Chairs and CEOs to achieve better gender balance at board level, as well at senior management levels. In order to achieve this, we are working closely with Catalyst and their important Catalyst Accord initiative. We do not believe mandatory quotas are the right approach. Instead, we are building a strong foundation of business leaders who are committed to meaningful, sustainable gender balance in business leadership. Our name comes from an aspirational goal that we believe can be achieved in Canada through focused efforts by the business community. As in all business ventures, ‘what gets measured gets managed’ – a numeric goal provides real impetus for change, and our goal is for 30% of board seats and C-Suites to be held by women by 2022.

The 30% Club Canada:

  • Enlists support from corporations listed on the S&P/TSX
  • Has no membership fees
  • Has no quotas
  • Allows you to signal your commitment as an industry leader to gender balanced leadership

 

Join today! Email us at: Mailbox.30PercentClubCanada@cibc.com

The 30% Club Southern Africa launched in September 2014.

JSE Top 40 - 19.87% 
Target 30% by 2020

Please note that the Southern African Chapter operates on a contribution funding model.  

Kindly contact us for details.

 

30% Club launches inaugural report on the state of gender on JSE listed boards

 

https://30percentclub.org/assets/uploads/FINAL_30_Club_JSE_Research_Media_Release_7November18.pdf

https://30percentclub.org/assets/uploads/The_State_of_Gender_on_JSE_Listed_Boards_Web.pdf

 

WELCOME to The 30% Club Malaysia Chapter!

The 30% Club started as a campaign in the UK in 2010 with a goal of achieving a minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards.  The 30% Club was launched in Malaysia on 8th May 2015 by the Prime Minister attended by Chairmen, CEOs, and business leaders who are committed to bringing more women onto Malaysian corporate boards.

The purpose of the 30% Club is to:

• inspire debate and discussion at corporate leadership and board levels on gender diversity and its benefits to business
• assist corporate boards in their engagement of qualified, board-ready women
• support initiatives to build a pipeline of women in executive and non-executive roles

The 30% Club is not a call for a quota – instead the 30% Club supports sustainable business-led voluntary change to improve the current gender imbalance on Malaysian corporate boards.

Please be welcomed to contact the Secretariat at email : 30percentclubmalaysia@gmail.com

• If you are interested to explore opportunities as a Woman Director, or
• If you are interested in engaging qualified women onto your Boards, or
• If you wish to offer yourself as volunteer in The 30% Club.

The 30% Club Ireland officially launched in January 2015, with a goal to achieve better gender balance at all levels in leading Irish businesses. The 30% Club believes that gender balance on boards and executive leadership not only encourages better leadership and governance, but further contributes to better all-round board performance, and ultimately increased corporate performance for both companies and their shareholders.  The initiative is complementary to individual company efforts and existing networking groups, adding to these through collaboration and the visible commitment of senior business leaders. Over 200 Irish Chairs and CEOs of leading businesses are supporters of the 30% Club Ireland. These leaders are committed to accelerating gender balance in their organisations through voluntary actions.

The 30% Club is a collaborative business-led effort to make real change in Ireland, aiming towards 30% female representation in senior management by 2020.

30% Club Ireland - Information Booklet 2019

The third pillar of the 30% Club Strategy focuses on supporting talent through custom initiatives such as the STEM Teacher Training Intern programme, Executive Education Scholarships, and our Mentoring Programme. See video below.

Breaking news:
 
Supporting Balance for Better Business – May 2019

The Balance for Better Business group has launched its review and has formally presented findings and recommendations to Minister David Stanton T.D., Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, acting on behalf of the Taoiseach and the Irish Government.  The review confirms the absence of gender balance at board level in Irish listed companies and has set out requirements for target-based progress across a prescribed delivery timeline.

The 30% Club has long been campaigning for such measures, evidenced in the appointment of 30% Club founders Gary Kennedy and Brid Horan as co-chairs of the review, and today we welcome the outputs and the opportunities this review brings.  In particular, we are very pleased that the review has:

 - Recognised the importance of organisations being accountable for their own progress, in the recommendation for targets rather than prescribed quotas

 - Focused on balance at board level in this first report, but recognised the importance of balance at c-suite for diversity of thought and performance, together with the c-suite providing an important talent pipeline for CEO and Board positions. Targets for C-suite level will be the focus of later reports.

 - Set more immediate targets for organisations that already have the resources to make progress, and allows for lead-in times for those that need to build capacity

 - Outlined the need for practical tools and supports and called out groups such as the 30% Club and initiatives like our Board and Executive Resourcing Code which we launched in April, as useful for progress

The 30% Club will be continuing to work with members as they put plans in place to deliver on the review recommendations.

For view the Balance for Better Business review report, please click here.

For more information on the Review and how we plan to support organisations in delivering on the requirements, contact Gillian Harford, Country Executive 30% Club Ireland.  gillian@gharford.ie

 
Latest news:

At the annual CEO and Chairs Conference on 8 February 2019: the Irish Chapter were very privileged to announce that Professor Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland, and Dr Martin McAleese, Chancellor, Dublin City University, have become joint patrons of the 30% Club in Ireland.. Speaking at the conference the former President said;

“Martin and I have always worked as a partnership and supported each other throughout our careers. Becoming patrons of the 30% Club to promote gender diversity is something we are both equally passionate about. Achieving real progress on gender diversity, is equally about men and women working together for change. Gender equality is a rising tide of talent, appreciation of all skill, and opportunity for all.”

Speaking about the announcement, Carol Andrews, 30% Club Ireland Country lead and a Managing Director at BNY Mellon Ireland said;

“The 30% Club Ireland is honoured to have Mary and Martin McAleese become our joint patrons. Their patronage illustrates clearly the standing the 30% Club now has in Irish life and embodies our view that improved gender representation is based on men and women working together for change. Their support is indicative of their combined passion and commitment to supporting diversity as an important means to achieve a better Ireland.”

Latest reports:

In Feburary 2019, the 30% Club Ireland, in conjunction with Ibec and DCU, released our Women in Managment report. This is the fourth report of a five year study which presents the findings of a survey designed to explore the gender breakdown in Irish management hierarchies and to assess trends over a five-year period from 2015 to 2020. Please click link for report.

In January 2018, the 30% Club Ireland Financial Services Sub Committee released a report on Women in Financial Services in Ireland. Please click here for link.

30% Club Ireland submissions:

Gender Pay Gap submission - October 2017

National Women's Strategy submission - January 2017

Public Consultation for the Career Guidance Review

Related blogs:

Carol Andrews, 30% Ireland country lead, asks the question "Are leaders born or made?", please click here.

Related podcasts:

Gender pay gap podcast with Steering Committee member Gillian Harford, please click here.

Women in Leadership podcast with Steering Committee member Brid Horan, please click here.

Banking on Women podcast with Steering Committee member Carol Andrews and Angie Mezzetti, please click here.

Women in Leadership podcast with Gillian Harford on AIB Equality Initiatives. Gillian is on the Steering Committee for the Financial Services Group in 30% Club. Please click here for link to podcast.

For general enquiries, please email: 30percentclubireland@bnymellon.com


30% Club HK and The Women’s Foundation release video to highlight the lack of gender diversity on Hong Kong Boards

HONG KONG, November 6, 2018 The low number of women on company boards remains a pressing issue in Hong Kong. Along with the 30% Club HK, The Women’s Foundation have been long time advocates for more diverse corporate boards. Echoing Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s strong call on all listed companies to appoint more women on their boards in her annual policy speech last month, we have taken a fresh approach to address the issue - presenting a light-hearted video “Flipping the Script”, available in both Cantonese and English. With this video, we aim to emphasise the fact that women are underrepresented in Hong Kong boardrooms, highlighting the urgent need for greater public awareness around increasing gender diversity on boards.

 

Please click here for a copy of the full Press Release


The 30% Club Hong Kong launched in March 2013 and is working to bring more women onto Hong Kong corporate boards by:

  • raising awareness among chairs and business leaders of the benefits of gender diversity;
  • inspiring debate and discussion;
  • supporting initiatives to build the pipeline of women in executive and non-executive roles.


The 30% Club Hong Kong recognizes that gender diversity is good for the overall effectiveness of the boardroom – and therefore is good for business. Besides benefiting companies, greater board diversity will also benefit Hong Kong. As a global financial centre with an abundant talent pool of highly qualified women, we believe Hong Kong is well positioned to become a leader in board diversity.

The 30% Club Australia launched in May 2015 with the primary objective of campaigning for 30 per cent women on ASX 200 boards by the end 2018. Nicola Wakefield-Evans is the Country Lead and is working closely with the Steering Committee, our Ambassador Chairs and a number of Working Groups and valued supporters from around the country in promoting the benefits of diversity at all levels of business. In March 2019 the 30% Club announced a new objective for 30 per cent women on ASX 300 boards by the end of 2021. The 30% Club will continue to focus on the boards of ASX 200 companies that have not reached the 30 per cent target. 

Please click here to download a copy of the Australian 30% Club Information Booklet. 


Members


  • Advisory Board 

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    Masahiko Uotani

    President & Group CEO

    Shiseido

  • Advisory Board 

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    Yoriko Goto

    Chair

    Deloitte Tohmatsu

  • Advisory Board 

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    Douglas Hymas

    Country Executive

    BNY Mellon

  • Advisory Board 

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    Daisuke Tsuchiya

    Partner

    Brunswick Group

  • Advisory Board 

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    Aya Iinuma

    Managing Partner

    Heidrick & Struggles

  • Advisory Board 

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    Mariko Bando

    Chancellor

    Showa Women's University

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Yasuyoshi Karasawa

    Representative Director, President & CEO

    MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Takashi Hibino

    Chairman of the Board

    Daiwa Securities Group

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Seiji Nakata

    President & CEO

    Daiwa Securities Group

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Kazuhiro Higashi

    President

    Resona Holdings

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Yoshihiko Hatanaka

    Representative Director, Chairman of the Board

    Astellas Pharma

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Tsuyoshi Nagano

    President and Group CEO

    Tokio Marine Holdings

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Takaaki Nishii

    President & CEO

    Ajinomoto

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Kengo Sakurada

    Group CEO

    Sompo Holdings

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Toshiaki Higashihara

    Representative Executive Officer, President & CEO and Director

    Hitachi

  • TOPIX 100 

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    Yoshinori Isozaki

    President and CEO

    Kirin Holdings

  • TOPIX 400 

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    Nobuyuki Tohya

    Representative Director

    Dentsu

  • TOPIX 400 

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    Hiroshi Aoi

    CEO

    Marui Group

  • TOPIX 400 

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    Masahiro Miyazaki

    President and CEO

    Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation

  • TOPIX 400 

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    Hideyuki Kudo

    President & CEO

    Shinsei Bank

  • PSF 

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    Takashi Nagata

    CEO

    Deloitte Tohmatsu

  • PSF 

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    John Maxwell

    Managing Partner

    Linklaters

  • Financial 

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    Izumi Chihara

    Representative Director, President

    BNY Mellon Securities

  • Financial 

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    Tamio Honma

    Chief Country Officer

    Deutsche Bank Group Japan

  • Financial 

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    Takashi Takamura

    President and Representative Director

    State Street Global Advisors

  • Financial 

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    Lee R. Waite

    Citi Country Officer & Japan CEO

    Citigroup

  • Financial 

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    Kazuya Nagasawa

    Managing Director

    MSCI

  • Financial 

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    Yasunori Takeuchi

    CEO

    Standard Chartered Bank

  • Executive Search 

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    Nobuyuki Tsuji

    Managing Director

    Spencer Stuart

  • Comms / Media 

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    Akihiko Kubo

    Representative Director

    Williams Lea Tag Japan

  • Comms / Media 

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    Ikuo Okamoto

    President, CEO

    Trenders

  • Corporate 

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    Hans Heijligers

    CEO

    IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan

  • Universities 

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    Yuko Takahashi

    President

    Tsuda University

  • Universities 

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    Makoto Gonokami

    President

    The University of Tokyo

  • Universities 

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    Sugata Takahashi

    University President

    Niigata University

  • Third Sector 

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    Lori Henderson MBE

    Executive Director

    British Chamber of Commerce

Steering Committee

​30% Club Japanは、組織のトップに加え、大きな影響力を持つ様々な方に支持されています:

ADVOCATES:
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STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
時間、スキル、リソース等を提供し、30% Clubの運営に大きく貢献いただいている方々

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    Nicola Wakefield Evans

    Chair 30% Club Australia

    Lend Lease

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    Patricia Cross

    Macquarie Group Limited

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    Jillian Segal AM

    The Observerships Program

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    Elizabeth Proust

    Lend Lease

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    Cathy Walter AM

    Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited

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    Susan Oliver

    Simonds Homes Ltd

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    Carmel Mortell

    KPMG

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    Elizabeth Shaw

    KPMG

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    Melanie Willis

    Non Executive Director

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    Jane Neale

    HattonNeale

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    Rhian Richardson

    Executive 30% Club Australia

    AICD

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    Susan Roberts

Working groups

  • Investor Group

    Main aims

     Investor Groupは、アセットオーナー、アセットマネジャーから成るグループで、投資先企業の取締役会やシニアマネジメントとの建設的な対話を行い、トップ層におけるジェンダーダイバーシティの重要性を共有し、その実現に影響を及ぼすことを目的としています。加えて、Investor Groupは機関投資家コミュニティにおいて、企業トップ層のジェンダーダイバーシティの実現に向けたベストプラクティスを確立し、共有することで、機関投資家全体の対話力向上を図ります。

    Investor Groupは取締役会、及びシニアマネジメントの多様性促進に向けたアプローチを「Statement of Intent」(趣意書)として表明し、賛同する機関投資家がInvestor Groupのメンバーになります。

    Statement of Intentはこちらからダウンロードが可能です:日本語版 | English Version

    1. 投資先企業の情報開示:
     Investor Groupは、投資先企業を訪問し、取締役会だけではなく、あらゆるマネジメントレベルにおけるジェンダーダイバーシティの状況をモニタリングし開示します。私たちはこのように透明性と説明責任を向上させることで適性を持つ女性取締役候補者のパイプラインを強化できるものと考えます。

    2. 投資先企業との対話:
    Investor Groupは、長期投資家として、投資先企業との対話にあたり、受託者責任の優先課題としてジェンダーダイバーシティを位置づけます。私たちは変化を促進し、この重要課題の進捗をモニタリングするために、取締役会やシニアマネジメントと建設的に対話を行います。

    3. オーナーもしくは受託者としての責任:
    Investor Groupのメンバーは取締役や監査役の選任・再任議案に対して反対票を投じることができます。特に、取締役会のジェンダーダイバーシティが進む兆候が一向に見られないときや、取締役会と対話を行ったにも関わらず、満足のいく成果が得られていない場合などにも、議決権を行使することができます。

    Investor Group Members:
    BNY Mellon, State Street Global Advisors, 三井住友トラストアセットマネジメント, ドイチェ・アセット・マネジメント, りそな銀行, Legal & General

    30% ClubのInvestor Groupの詳細はこちら

    contact

    Doug.Hymas@bnymellon.com

    Group leader

    Douglas Hymas

  • Building Pipeline

    Main aims

    本イニシアチブは、ダイバーシティ経営、及び女性のキャリア促進に関するベストプラクティスを相互に共有することで、メンバー企業の若手から役員層まで一貫した女性パイプライン強化を図り、シニアリーダーシップにおける持続可能な多様性を促進することが目的です。

    30% Club Japan Building Pipeline Framework」をベースにセッションを構成し、半年で完了するプログラムをメンバー企業に提供します。※初回のプログラムは2019年9月頃開始を予定しています。

    加えて、本イニシアチブでは、上記プログラムを通して、メンバー企業のベストプラクティスのアーカイブスを構築し、メンバー企業に共有します。

    参加対象は人事、経営企画、SDGs・CSR関連部署の部長クラスとなります

    contact

    tsukikotsukahara@kaleidist.com

    Group leader

    Tsukiko Tsukahara

  • Board Effectiveness

    Main aims

    コーポレートガバナンスが適切に機能する取締役会の構築は、企業を取り巻く 様々なリスクから企業を守るためだけではなく、不透明な世界経済の中で 企業が持続可能な成長を実現するために大変重要な要素です。取締役会に適切なメンバーが選任されているか、様々なステークホルダーを考慮した適切な意思決定が行われているのか、マネジメントへの適切な監督が機能しているか等、定期的なパフォーマンスアセスメントを実行することは大変有効です。Board Effectiveness では、専門家が、取締役会アセスメントを行う際の観点、実施におけるベストプラクティス等をメンバーの皆様に共有いたします。

    contact

    mtadamatsu@deloitte.com

    Group leader

    Michiko Tadamatsu

  • Media Group

    Main aims

    メディアは我々の思想の形成に多大な影響を及ぼします。そのため、メディアがダイバーシティ、特に企業のトップ層におけるジェンダーダイバーシティ促進の社会的意義や重要性を適切に理解・発信することが大変重要です。メディアグループはジェンダーダイバーシティに関連する適切な世論形成を促進するためにメディアを対象とした定期的な勉強会やイベントを開催していきます。また、メディア業界における、ジェンダーダイバーシティ促進のためのベストプラクティスを確立し、共有していくことを目的としています。

    contact

    renge.jibu@gmail.com

    Group leader

    Renge Jibu

  • Board-Ready Women Program(準備中)

    Main aims

    世界のマーケットが、より複雑化、高度化し、また様々な新しいリスクが発生する不透明な世界経済の中で、取締役会へ期待値、重要性は、これまでになく高くなっています。Board Ready Women Programは、30% Club Japanのメンバー企業の女性役員クラスを対象に、取締役に求められる重要なスキル、知識を提供するプログラムとなります。様々な領域の専門家を招き、数か月に渡り、定期的にセッションを開催します。

    contact

    mtadamatsu@deloitte.com

    Group leader

    Michiko Tadamatsu

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  • 帝国ホテル

    30% Club のJapanチャプターが正式に活動を開始したことに伴い、ローンチイベント7月17日に開催します。参加者はメンバー及び、運営メンバーとなります。

    詳細は適宜アップデートします。

  • The Landmark Hotel, London

     
     
       **The 30% Club is delighted to be supporting the 2019 FT summit**
     
    Join us in October for the return of the FT's summit on gender equality in business.
    30% Club members are entitled to a 15% discount to attend. Hear leaders share
    their stories of success and setbacks, learn from honest discussion about the
    obstacles stalling further progress, and take part in forward-looking, action-focused
    debate with the women and men driving change.
     
    The world is run by those with the most money and power, who for centuries have
    shaped hierarchies, cultural norms and the structure of how people live and work.
    Today, despite significant efforts from government and business to shift a greater
    share of money and power to women, this imbalance persists. The number of
    women at the top of FTSE 350 and S&P 500 companies has dropped in the last
    year, while the gender pay gap, investment gap and pensions gap all remain.
    Enforced transparency and societal pressure has brought hidden power inequalities
    to light and helped drive progress, but to achieve further meaningful change,
    business and policy leaders must show commitment to more action.The need for
    gender equality is widely accepted, yet progress on achieving this in
    the workplace is in danger of grinding to a halt.
     
    To claim your discount, please use the code 30CLUB when registering here.
  • Wesbank Fairland

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

    Invite

  • Webber Wentzel

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

    Invite

  • Gallagher Estate

    The Gender Mainstreaming Awards, now in the 7th year, have been developed by Business Engage to encourage private sector and government to achieve more diversity in their organisations and to recognise best practice in gender mainstreaming. 

    See www.genderawards.co.za. Closing date for entries, 25 June 2019.

    For a gallery of photos of the 2018 event, click here

  • JP Morgan offices

    Quarterly meeting

  • AIB

    30% Club Ireland events are closed to invitation only.  Invitations to all events are issued directly to listed Supporters (Chairs & CEO’s), Named Council Members and Network 30 leads.  Distribution lists are used only for the purposes outlined and will not be used, in whole or in part, for any other purpose.  30% Club Ireland are fully compliant with the EU GDPR Act, 2018

  • NTMA

    Quarterly meeting

  • The Printworks, Dublin Castle


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  • デロイトトーマツセミナールーム

    機関投資家で構成するインベスター・グループは、投資家としてのオーナー・受託者としての責任に基づき、企業の経営者との建設的な対話等を通して、女性役員の増加を直接的に働きかけます。加えて機関投資家コミュニティ全体の「対話力」向上に向け、ベストプラクティスを確立し、業界に浸透させていくことを目指します。意思決定層の多様化は中長期的な企業の成長やより良い経営判断を行うために有効であることは、各種の調査から明らかになっています。これは、機関投資家が果たす受託者責任にもかなうものです。今回開催するインベスター・グループに関するプレス説明会では、具体的な内容と背景、国際潮流や日本企業の人材戦略に求めるものなどについて、報道関係者に向け説明させていただきます。

  • ホテルニューオオタニ

    30% Club Japanは、3月23日、24日に開催されるW20 / WAW!のイベントに協賛しています。

    30% Club Japanのメンバーである、State Streetから Ben Colton様、またデロイトの後藤順子様がご登壇されます。

    詳細はこちら

  • 東京會舘 丸の内本館

    企業を取り巻く環境はますます複雑性を増し、経営者の意思決定の難易度は高まっています。事業再編を含む高収益構造への転換、デジタルを利用したビジネスモデル変革、法令順守対応、海外進出等の施策を検討する上で自社の主要事業へのリスクを常に把握し、適時に判断・行動することが必要となっています。さらに、昨今は企業における会計および品質に関する不祥事などは報道で大きく取り上げられ、同時に不祥事発生時の対応を誤ることにより、株式市場における企業価値を大幅に毀損させている企業も少なくありません。将来の不確実性(リスク)を予見することで、経営上の意思決定の精度を高めることは日本企業のグローバル市場における競争優位性を高めます。
    本フォーラムでは、リスクマネジメントを含むガバナンス機能強化のための最先端の知見をご紹介し、日本企業の競争力向上につながる示唆をご提供することを目的としています。はじめに、OECD諮問機関である経済産業諮問委員会のコーポレートガバナンス委員長のDan Konigsburgよりグローバルにおけるガバナンスの潮流を解説した後に、最新テクノロジーを活用したリスクセンシングの事例を紹介します。また、グローバル企業の経営陣が留意すべきリスク(M&Aリスク、コンプライアンスリスク、税務リスク等)について、デロイトの専門家が最新動向をご紹介いたします。

  • Kindly hosted by Bloomberg, Sao Paolo

    VENUE:
    Bloomberg São Paulo - Infinity Building
    Rua Leopoldo Couto Magalhães Jr. 700, 3o andar
    São Paulo, SP – Brazil

  • Bowmans, Nairobi

  • İstanbul,Turkey

    The progress achieved by the 30% Club Turkey, founded with the support of the Sabancı University Corporate Governance Forum, was shared with the press and companies. The outcomes of the Roundtable held with all-men Executive Boards in October were discussed, and five leading executive search companies signed a joint code of conduct. 

    The voluntary code of conduct encourages the leading executive search companies active in Turkey to support the decision-makers of their clients in understanding and embracing the added value brought by gender diversity in executive boards and executive management.

    For further information about this event, please click here.

  • Grosvenor House, London

    The 30% Club is delighted to be partnering with Women in Finance Awards 2019.

    The Women in Finance Awards and Summit is taking place on the 26 June in London and will showcase the best female talent, diversity champions, game-changing organisations and role models who are breaking down the barriers to female progression within the finance industry. Attend the Summit for lively debate and discussion on the challenges within the sector and stay on for the Awards, where we celebrate the individuals who have worked tirelessly to redress the gender imbalance. Find out more on the Women in Finance website and book your place!  https://www.womeninfinance.co.uk/london/?utm_source=30percent&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=WIF2019

  • Hilton Bankside, London

    **The 30% Club is delighted to be partnering with the Law Society for this international symposium**

    The Power of Gender Equality to Transform the Business of Law: an International Symposium
    Thursday 20 and Friday 21 June 2019 | Hilton Bankside, London

    There is limited time left to secure your place at the Law Society’s international symposium on gender equality. The event is the culmination of the Law Society’s extensive research and insight and will bring together a host of experts to identify steps needed to achieve gender equality in the legal profession.

    It will also mark the centenary of women being admitted to practise law in the UK and celebrate the success of women in law globally.

    Hear from a range of high-profile speakers including pioneers from the legal profession, leading politicians, and campaigners – including Labour's Baroness Chakrabarti, CBE, Diageo PLC’s general counsel Siobhán Moriarty, and women's rights activist Helen Pankhurst CBE; plus many more.

    Find out more and register your place please see here.

  • London


    ***20% discount availablle***
    Supported by the 30% Club

     

    John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister & Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament for Loughborough, Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee will be speaking at the 3rd edition of the annual Women in Finance Summit, which City & Financial Global is organising in partnership with Women in Banking and Finance Association in central London on the 6th of June 2019.

    This high-profile forum builds on the success of the first Women in Finance Summit held at Bloomberg’s headquarters in January 2017, the second edition of the same event held in March 2018 and the Vote 100 Women Summit, held in London last April, at which a member of the British Royal Family, HRH the Countess of Wessex, was a keynote speaker and participant. Each of these three events attracted 250+ senior delegates.

    This year’s themes are:

    • What does the future of the financial services sector look like and what does this mean for the role of women? 
    • Two years since the launch of the HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter – how has it impacted men and women at all levels of leadership? 
    • Transforming culture - how can we effectively change the way we recruit, promote gender diversity across the company and the way we work together?
    • Gender pay gap reporting – what are reports showing?   
    • Examining barriers faced by female executives and exploring what can be done to overcome them
    • Female empowerment through the eyes of men - how we can make the finance industry better for women. Which initiatives in the UK and beyond have worked and which haven’t?  
    • Recruitment practices as one of the key areas inhibiting the progression of women in the industry. What needs to change for firms to meet their gender targets? How do millennials see diversity?
    • The impact of technology such as AI on the workplace and the structure of work
    • How could women benefit from the latest developments in technology? How do you attract female talent in fintech

    Speakers include:

    • John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister
    • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament for Loughborough, Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee
    • Dame Helena Morrissey, Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management & Founder, 30% Club
    • Brenda Trenowden CBE, Global Chair, 30% Club
    • Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Former CEO, Virgin Money
    • Vivienne Artz, President, Women in Banking and Finance & Global Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv
    • Abisola Barber, Trading Business Manager, Barclays International and Rising Star 2018 Award Winner
    • Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard
    • Yasmine Chinwala, Partner, New Financial
    • Michael Cole-Fontayn, Chairman, AFME, Patron, Women in Banking and Finance
    • Darryl Cooke, Partner, gunnercooke
    • Janet Cooper OBE, Partner, Tapestry Compliance LLP
    • Charlotte Crosswell, CEO, Innovate Finance
    • Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, Founder & CEO, Tapoly
    • Richard Lacaille, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Investment Officer (CIO), State Street Global Advisors Limited
    • Mary Macleod, Ambassador, London Women’s Forum & Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
    • Isabelle Manevy, Executive Coach
    • Elysia McCaffrey, Head of Gender Policy and Operations, the Government Equalities Office
    • Heather Melville OBE CCMI, Director & Head of Client Experience at PwC, Chair and NED, CMI Women, NED Enterprise Enfield, Patron, Women in Banking and Finance
    • Carolanne Minashi, Managing Director & Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, UBS
    • Melissa Murphy, Senior Delivery Manager, Head of U.S. Regulatory Technology, Scotiabank
    • Lea Paterson, Executive Director, Bank of England
    • Janet Thomas, CEO, iRTM (intellect Design Risk, Treasury and Markets)
    • Bob Wigley, Chairman, UK Finance

    The full event programme and speaker list can be viewed on the event website by clicking the link below.
    Delegate Fees:
    £495.00 + VAT*
    *Use discount code ‘WIF30’ to receive a 20% discount off the above fee.
    Registration Options:
    *in all cases the code above must be mentioned for the discount to be applied.

    Website:

    https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/WomenInFinance2019

    Email:

    bookings@cityandfinancial.com

    Tel:

    01932 340115

  • London

    Women Returners Conference 13 May 2019, London

    Are you a professional women keen to return to work after a long career break? The 30% Club is supporting the Women Returners Conference on Monday 13 May 2019 in London. Join the return-to-work specialists for a motivating day of inspiration, advice and support. Learn from panels of successful returners and returner employers. Benefit from workshops on career direction, confidence and self-marketing. Meet informally with sponsors BBC Design + Engineering, Bloomberg, Credit Suisse, EY, FDM Group, Fidelity International, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, O2 and St James Place Academy. Their previous conferences sold-out well in advance so find out more and book now 

     

  • Barbican, London

    This special event is open to all organisations. Our mission is to provide an engaging, inspiring and thought-provoking first-class live Barbican event that not only can be watched by a live guest audience, but also live-streamed and made available to to organisation as a series of podcasts and short films/ TED type talks post event.

    Women Ahead are seeking contributions to go towards covering the event costs and to providing a free downloadable pack for schools across the UK. Please see event outline here and fact sheet here (including info on the live-stream, the options, the timings etc.).

    We have curated a special range of speakers covering four groupings:

    • Inspirational storytelling and insights
    • Learning and thought-leadership  
    • Debate and discussion (two fireside debates on the gender pay gap and shared parental leave – with experts and leaders)
    • Performance and dance from world-class female artists.

    The speaker line up is still being finalised but see here for confirmed speakers to date.

  • Kindly hosted by Facebook, London

  • Kindly hosted by Warwick Business School, The Shard, London

  • Hilton Bankside Hotel, London

    The 30% Club is proud to partner with The Telegraph for their Women Mean Business Conference on 31 Ocotober 2018.
    The conference includes a top line-up of speakers including Brenda Trenowden CBE (Global Chair, 30% Club) and Helena Morrissey DBE (Founder, 30% Club)

    • Please see the full agenda here.
    • Tickets can be booked here.
    • To secure a 20% discount on tickets, please uses code: WMBTTC

     

    ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
    In support of The Telegraph’s major campaign, Women Mean Business; and in honour of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage,
    The Telegraph is hosting a grand finale event. They will be bringing the campaign to an audience of 300+, through a number of high
    profile keynote speakers, panels and on-stage interviews.

    The Women Mean Business Campaign launched in March 2018 with the signing of an open letter from 200 female founders and
    inspirational leaders. This was sent to the Government to address the lack of funding given to female founders (only 9% of VC
    funding).

    The live event, taking place in London in October, will see female founders of established startups, corporate c-suite executives and
    government representatives convene to address the lack of funding for female entrepreneurs. The event will also discuss the gender
    pay gap, equal opportunities and celebrate women in business through live debates and panels.
    The event will take place on Wednesday October 31, at the Hilton Bankside Hotel. The event will be chaired by chaired by Telegraph
    journalists and Women Mean Business founders, Victoria Harper and Claire Cohen.

    Top speakers

    • Brenda Trenowden CBE, head of FIG Europe and global chair, 30% Club
    • Helena Morrissey DBE, head of personal investing, Legal & General Investment Management and founder, 30% Club 
    • Allison Pearson, author, columnist and chief interviewer, The Telegraph
    • Nicola Mendelsohn CBE, vice president EMEA, Facebook
    • Mary Portas, executive creative director, Portas
    • Mishal Husain, presenter
    • Touker Sulleyman, entrepreneur and investor on Dragon’s Den
    • Natalie Cummins, chief executive officer, Zenith Media
    • Clare Balding, broadcaster, BT Sport
    • Dr Ian Campbell, chief executive, Innovate UK
    • Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Minister for Women and Equalities

    Formats

    • Workshops:Pitching, Investment, Mentoring, Hustling
    • Panel sessions
    • Keynote addresses: Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president EMEA, Facebook
    • Networking with VCs

    Hot topics for discussion

    • Is helping women in the workplace hindering men?
    • Exit strategies: when to leave the corporate world/ how to sell your company
    • Five steps to starting your idea and gaining investment
    • Closing the gender pay gap 
    • Is the discussion around inclusivity making men feel excluded?
    • Is the workplace losing out on a midlife workforce?
    • Identifying opportunities with investors to maximise funding opportunities and expertise to benefit female entrepreneurs
  • The Barbican, London

  • Royal Garden Hotel, London

    Supported by The 30% Club

    20% discount – see below*
     

    In October 2017 The Treasury Committee launched a new inquiry into Women in Finance focusing on HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter and the progress it has made. The Committee will seek to identify the barriers to women entering and progressing in the financial services industry and will examine the value to financial firms of having greater gender imbalance. It will also scrutinize the impact of Government and financial regulators as role models for good gender diversity practices.

    This high-profile forum builds on the success of the previous editions of the Women in Business and the Women in Finance summits, which both attracted 250+ senior delegates from across business, government and the regulatory community, both here and overseas.

    The conference will examine the role of the Government and financial regulators in addressing the imbalance of seniority between genders and determine what can be done to identify the barriers to women entering and progressing in the financial services sector.

    It will also review the progress made since the launch of the HM Treasury’s Charter and assess the impact the Charter has had on signatory companies, the benefits they are realising and the challenges the firms face in meeting their Charter commitments.

    Other topics include:

    • What is the UK Government’s strategy for ensuring that the potential of women in the boardroom and in the senior management of the financial services industry is being realised?
    • Enhancing female leadership, empowering productivity and harnessing the talents of women in financial services
    • Promoting “The Power of Equality” and moving towards closing “three Gs” – the participation gap, the remuneration gap and advancement gap
    • Gender Pay Regulations – what are the reports showing and what impact will they have on the financial services sector?
    • Aligning your passion with skill – what are the key components to a successful career in the financial services industry? Insights from successful women in the financial services world
    • What next? Moving forward and finding the ways to drive permanent and sustainable change across the financial services industry. Best practices to effectively engage men in implementation of your gender diversity programmes

    Join us and you will hear from and network with senior decision-makers in the FS industry:

    • Chairs, Chief Executives and other Board Directors
    • Female and male senior and middle management
    • Chairs, Chief Executives and senior female management in large private companies
    • Heads of HR, Remuneration, Diversity and Inclusion
    • Female business owners and entrepreneurs

    Speakers include:

    • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan, Chair, Treasury Select Committee, MP for Loughborough
    • Joanna Place, Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
    • Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialists, Financial Conduct Authority
    • Hilary Spencer, Director, The Government Equalities Office
    • Brenda D.H. Trenowden CFA, Global Chair, 30% Club
    • Mary Macleod, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, Former Member of Parliament & Government Adviser
    • Penny Miller, Partner, Simmons & Simmons LLP
    • Kate Guthrie, Group Human Resources Director, CYBG
    • Bob Wigley, Chairman, UK Finance
    • Vivienne Artz, Global Chief Privacy Officer, Thomson Reuters & President, Women in Banking and Finance
    • Huw Evans, Director General, ABI
    • Sarah Boddey, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, EMEA & APAC, Northern Trust
    • Janet Cooper OBE, Partner, Tapestry Compliance LLP
    • Maria-Angélica Latorre, Global Head of Channel Management, IPC Systems
    • Mark Freed, CEO, E2W
    • Marieke Flament, Managing Director for Europe, Circle
    • Kate Grussing, Founder and Managing Director, Sapphire Partners
    • Denis Woulfe, Co-Chair, Men as Change Agents
    • Colin Passmore, Senior Partner, Simmons & Simmons LLP
    • Janet Thomas, Managing Director, Infinity Capital Partners

    Costs:

    DELEGATE FEES

    £495.00 + VAT: £396.00 + VAT with code below.

    *DISCOUNT CODE: WIF230

    Book online at: www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2018 (use code above)

    Email: bookings@cityandfinancial.com (quote code above)

    Call: +44 (0)1932 340115 (quote code above)

  • High Commission of Australia, London

    The 30% Club is delighted to support the OMFIF Gender Balance Index Launch (see further detail below)

    EVENT REGISTRATION
    If you'd like to register for the London event, please do so via this link
    If you'd like to register for the Singapore event, please do so via this link.

    GENDER BALANCE INDEX
    The annual Gender Balance Index tracks the presence of men and women in senior positions of public financial institutions globally, weighted by seniority.

    The 2017 report focused on central banks, showing that the sector is highly unbalanced when it comes to gender, with the disequilibrium becoming worse. The value of the overall index, which aggregates the performance of individual institutions weighted by their country's share of the global economy, stood at 30.6% in 2017 – a far cry from the 100% that would suggest a perfectly gender-balanced picture. 

    The 2018 edition of the Gender Balance Index expands the analysis to sovereign funds and public pension funds. We invite you to attend the launch of the 2018 findings which will be presented in both London and Singapore. Speakers include: Catherine Bradley, board member at the UK Financial Conduct Authority; Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, director general of economics and international relations, Banque de France; Jorgovanka Tabaković, governor, National Bank of Serbia; and Anna Trzecińska, deputy president of Narodowy Bank Polski. 

    LAUNCH EVENT DETAILS
    London
    Date: Wednesday 7 March, 17:30 GMT
    Venue: 
    The High Commission of Australia
    Strand, London
    WC2B 4LA
     

    Singapore
    Date: Wednesday 7 March, 16:00 SST
    Venue:
    Singapore Exchange
    2 Shenton Way #02-02 SGX
    Centre 1, Singapore
    068807

  • Kindly hosted by MI5, London

  • Queen Elizabeth Centre, London

  • Kindly hosted by the London Stock Exchange

  • Central Hall Westminster, London

    Speakers:

    • Welcome | Liz Dimmock, CEO, Women Ahead
    • Welcome | Brenda Trenowden, Global Chair, 30% Club
    • Welcome | Jayne Anne-Gahdia, Women in Finance Review, HM Treasury
    • Keynote | Dr. Michael Kimmel, “World’s Most Prominent Male Feminist”
    • Keynote and learning session | Kirk Vallis, Head of Creativity Development, Google
    • Panel discussion| Mentors and Mentees
  • Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel

     

     

    The Financial Times & 30% Club invite you to join us for the next Women at the Top Summit - Transforming Leadership

    The 30% Club is delighted to announce that we will be partnering with the FT Women at the Top summit which returns in September to tackle one of the most complex challenges we face today: how to fix the gender imbalance in the top ranks of business in Britain and beyond.

    The composition of top UK management remains stubbornly uniform despite significant progress to make organisations more diverse and inclusive. The costs to companies and the economy of male dominated leadership are well documented. Yet many employers are still inadvertently turning away future leaders – male and female – by continuing business as usual.

    Join us to look at how leadership could be transformed over the next decade as the impact of policy changes becomes clear. Hear practical examples and insights from the most forward thinking business leaders, academics and policy makers tackling the gender imbalance and take part in action-focused debate to discover how you can effect change.

    We have negotiated a 15% discount only available to 30% Club members, a saving of £150 on a single ticket to this leading summit which can be activated by using the code 30CLUB when registering.  Further discounts are available for two or more bookings.

    SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
    Helena Morrissey CBE, 
    Founder, 30% Club; Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management
    Laszlo Bock, CEO, Humu; former SVP of People Operations, Google
    Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Laura Haynes, Chair, UN Women National Committee UK
    Turid Elisabeth Solvang, Founder and CEO, Future Boards
    Mark Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva

    For the latest updates on the agenda, and information on registration please visit the website here.

  • Savoy, London

    The 30% Club is partnering with HM Treasury and the Women in Finance Charter for this awards event.

    Of all the industries in which women are poorly represented at a senior level, finance and financial services have the biggest challenge to address.Despite making up more than half the finance workforce, women continue to dramatically lag behind their male counterparts in leadership roles.“Women account for 23 per cent of board members and just 14 per cent of executive committee members across UK-regulated financial services companies. But this is nowhere near ideal.”The Women in Finance Awards is the finance industry’s largest diversity initiative, recognising the high-achievers, advocates, and role models for women in the sector.  Organised by GrowthBusiness.co.uk and What Investment magazine, we aspire to see gender balance at all levels in the world of finance. This isn’t just a matter of corporate responsibility; it’s a matter of national urgency.The event will bring together key stakeholders to raise awareness of the sector’s diversity problem, further the gender balance agenda, as well as to celebrate inclusion, leadership and finance excellence.The lack of women in this sector is already taking toll on financial institutions, and the time to address this is now. Join us on 29th June 2017 for an evening of celebration and dialogue at the inaugural edition of the Women in Finance Awards.  

    Nominations for the 2017 Women in Finance Awards will close on 28 February 2017.
    The Women in Finance Awards is open to advocates, supporters, and achievers in the world of finance, actively bridging the diversity gap in the sector. But for this initiative to be a resounding a success, we need to know who you believe the women and advocates that deserve recognition are.
    So we urge you to nominate someone – a colleague, partner, client, friend, whomever in finance – you feel should be celebrated on this very special evening.
    The judges will convene two weeks before the awards ceremony to review all of the shortlisted nominations. They will decide the winners based on written submissions, supporting materials and video assets, so please include as much information as possible within the word limit. Whether you’re nominating yourself, or someone you believe should win, please fill out the nomination form using the criteria (accessible via the link below) of the category most relevant to your entry. Remember, the judges will refer to each criteria to guide their decisions, so shape your entry accordingly. Each written submission should be at least 600 words and a maximum of 1,000 words. There is no cost to nominate, and you can enter as many categories as you wish.

    To nominate and for event information, please see more detail here.

  • Kindly hosted by Bloomberg, London

  • Kindly hosted by Standard Life, London

  • Australia House, London

    LAUNCH OF THE GPI GENDER BALANCE INDEX
    The 30% Club is partnering with the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) to launch their Global Public Investor Gender Balance Index on the 8th March in honour of International Women’s Day. The index tracks the balance between men and women in senior positions of central banks around the world.

    VENUE
    Australia House
    The Strand
    London
    8.15am - 10.30am

    PANELLISTS:
    Sandra Boss, Independent Director, Prudential Regulation Authority Board, Bank of England
    Joanna Place, Executive Director, Human Resources, Bank of England
    Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, Centre for Economics and Business Research
    Anna Stupnytska, Blobal Economist -  Multi-Asset, Fidelity International
    Sam Reinhardt, Minister-Counsellor (Economic), Australian Treasury

    Please see further detail and register here (attendance is free of charge)

  • Bloomberg, London

    A One-Day Conference on 24th January 2017.

    30% Club is partnering with City and Financial Global for this event.
    30% Club Steering Committee members Helena Morrissey, Melanie Richards and Sarah Morris will join a stellar speaker line-up.

    20% discount – see below

    This conference will review the practical aspects of implementing HM Treasury’s Charter on Women in Finance Services, as well as promote effective corporate strategies for creating gender diversity at all levels of leadership. Its interactive format will offer attendees an opportunity to have a diverse and well-informed dialogue about the progression of women into senior roles in the financial services sector by focusing on the executive pipeline and the mid-tier level.

    Exclusive speaker line-up includes:

    • Simon Kirby MP, Economic Secretary, HM Treasury
    • Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO, Virgin Money
    • Amanda Pullinger, CEO, 100 Women in Finance
    • Elin Hurvenes, Founder & Chair, Professional Boards Forum AS
    • Janet Thomas, President, WIBF
    • Helena Morrissey CBE, Chair, Newton, Chair of The Investment Association (IA) and Founder 30% Club
    • Simon Lewis OBE, CEO, AFME
    • Huw Evans, Director General, ABI
    • Megan Butler, Director of Supervision – Investment, Wholesale and Specialist, & Member of The Executive Committee, FCA
    • Carolanne Minashi, Managing Director & Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, UBS
    • Angela Sun, Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Bloomberg
    • Sarah Morris, Group Chief People Officer, Aviva
    • Melanie Richards, A Founder Member, The 30 % Club Steering Committee & Vice Chair, KPMG
    • Marjorie Strachan, Global Head of Inclusion, RBS
    • Jacqueline de Rojas, President, Tech UK & Executive Vice President Northern Europe, Sage
    • Claire Cockerton, CEO, Plexal
    • Diane Côté, Group Chief Risk Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
    • Vivienne Artz, Managing Director, Citigroup, Co-Chair and Steering Committee, City Women Network London & Champion for Women, The 19th Women in Banking and Finance and Finance Awards for Achievement
    • Kate Grussing, Managing Director, Sapphire Partners
    • Anna Janczak, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Prudential
    • Susanne Chishti, CEO & Founder, FINTECH Circle
    • Heather Jackson, Founder & Chair An Inspirational Journey; Boards Trustee, Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion
    • Laura Bailey, CEO & Co-Founder, Zerado & Women in Fintech 2016 Powerlist
       

    Key topics are:

    • What is the UK Government’s strategy for ensuring that the potential of women in the boardroom and in the senior management of the financial services industry is being realised?
    • Enhancing female leadership, empowering productivity and harnessing the talents of women in financial services                                
    • Reviewing European approaches to tackle the underrepresentation of women at the top of regional businesses
    • Forging the path to greater diversity. Is your firm’s diversity programme making an essential contribution to the career progression of women in your organisation? How will Brexit affect gender diversity in the City?
    • Creating a framework in your company for successful delivery of your women’s talent strategy: key considerations for the financial services sector
    • What are the key components to a successful career in the financial services industry? Insights from successful women in the financial services world

    As demand for attendance at the event is likely to be high, early booking is recommended.
    The full event programme and confirmed speakers can be viewed on the event website by clicking the link below.

    Cost:

    • Delegate Fee: £595 + VAT. Discounted fee with code: £476.00 + VAT
    • Use code WIF1-30% at the submit payment stage if booking online or email bookings@cityandfinancial.com or telephone +44 (0) 1932 340115 quoting the code in either instance.
    • Website: (includes speaker list, programme, registration fees etc.) https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2017

    Should you experience any difficulties or have any queries relating to the event please contact Paul Hooper on 01932 340115, or email phooper@cityandfinancial.com.

  • Hosted by ICAEW, London

    Women Returners is a UK consulting, coaching and network organisation which enables professional women to return to work after an extended break, and  the pioneer of UK ‘returnship’ programmes. They have launched the first Women Returners Conference which will be held in Central London on 14th November 2016. It will be a day of inspiration, advice and support, specifically designed for returners to the workplace. Alongside a range of workshops, panels and speaker sessions, there will be a variety of networking opportunities with like-minded peers and corporate sponsor organisations. The Conference is hosted by the ICAEW and supported by the 30% Club, with Credit Suisse, Skanska, O2 and PwC as lead sponsors. The event is relevant to returners across sectors: finance, law, tech, engineering, marketing, retail or any other professional area. Keynote speakers are Brenda Trenowden, Global Chair of 30% Club, Jane Garvey, Presenter of Woman’s Hour,  and Julianne Miles, Co-Founder & MD of Women Returners. For more information see Women Returners Conference or contact Julianne on info@womenreturners.com. If any organisations are interested in attracting the relatively untapped talent pool of women on career break, opportunities are available to sponsor the Conference.

  • Loughborough University, Loughborough

  • Kindly hosted by London Stock Exchange, London

  • Central Hall Westminster, London

    Event details:
    Time | 4.30pm – 8.30pm
     

    Draft Agenda
    4.30pm – Arrival and registration
    5.00pm – Welcome, Brenda Trenowden, 30% Club Global Chair
    5.20pm – Keynote, Helena Morrissey, 30% Club Founder
    5.40pm –30% Club Programme overview, Rebecca Davies, Managing Partner Women Ahead
    5.50pm – Mentor and mentee panel, Women Ahead
    6.20pm – Closing comments/scholarship awards
    6.30pm – 8.30pm – Drinks and networking with special keynote talk

  • St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London


    The 30% Club is partnering with The Financial Times on its Women at the Top summit which aims to advance the debate on improving gender balance in business and give new impetus to the movement, drawing on the day’s discussions to lay out ways for participants to change their organisations. hrough practical examples, insight from business leaders and interactive dialogue, the summit will address the hurdles companies face as they seek to develop their most talented leaders, regardless of gender. Speakers and panellists will examine and debate issues including changing career structures, how to address the leaking employee pipeline, how to tackle unconscious bias and the characteristics that will define tomorrow’s leaders. Some of the speakers include: Helena MorrisseyFounder, 30% Club & Chair, Newton Investment Management; Heather McGregorFounding Member, 30% Club Steering Commmittee & Managing Director, Taylor Bennett; Justine Greening, Secretary of State for education and Minister for Women and Equality; Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission; Gavin Patterson, Chief Executive Officer, BT; Charlotte Hogg, Deputy Governor and Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England; Monica Lewinsky,Social Activist and many more. 
    Book your tickets for £1,500 + VAT to attend - 30% Club Members are eligible for a 15% discount code: please email Francoise Higson

  • Kindly hosted by KPMG, London

    In 2015, the Davies Review put forward its closing recommendations and suggested that cross-sector appointments could help to improve the gender and professional diversity of boards. The latest data from Cranfield University’s Female FTSE Report 2016 shows that while the percentage of women on FTSE 100 boards has increased to 26% and to 20.4% on the FTSE 250 boards this year, the percentage of new appointments going to women over the past six months is only 24.7%. This is the lowest since September 2011.

    Better gender diversity at board level is a priority for UK businesses and universities. While both sectors have made big improvements, there is much more to be done. So far there has been little research into the exchange of board-level talent between businesses and academia. In response, KPMG and the 30% Club commissioned Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Director of the Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice at Oxford Brookes University, to conduct a study into this issue.

    Professor Simonetta Manfredi will be presenting the compelling findings of this report at this event kindly hosted by KPMG. This will be followed by a panel discussion, where Simonetta will be joined by business leaders including Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at M&G Group PLC.
     

  • Kindly hosted by Somerset House, London

  • Kindly hosted by Salesforce Tower, London

    Salesforce, 30% Club, Heidrick & Struggles and TechUK invite you to a discussion about Leadership in the Technology Sector.
    We will be joined by a panel of speakers to discuss trailblazing women who have developed their career in the Technology sector and share insights about inspiring leadership talent. Places are limited, so please register here to reserve your space.

    Date
    Tuesday 27th September 2016
    Agenda
    17:30 Arrival & Networking
    18:00 Panel Session
    19:00 Networking
    20:00 Close
    Venue
    Salesforce Tower
    110 Bishopgsgate
    London EC2N 4AY
    Dress Code
    Business Attire

  • Kindly hosted by Rothschild, London

  • Kindly hosted by the LTA, Roehampton

    Theme: Geraint Thomas will be delivering a session on personal brand.

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Kindly hosted by Deloitte, London

  • Kindly hosted by BDO, London

    Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by the Canary Wharf Group at its fintech accelerator, ‘Level39’.

  • Kindly hosted by EY, London

    Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by HSBC, London

  • Copthorne Tara Hotel, London Kensington

    Conference Dates: 14 - 15 March 2016
    Conference Title: Business empowerment, leadership and career advancement for women leaders, managers and next-generation leaders
    Speakers: 30% Club Steering Committee members speaking at the conference include Brenda Trenowden, Melanie Richards, Caroline Carr, Melissa Di Donato and Niamh Corbett.
    Registration: for further details and to register please click here
    Please note that an additional 10% discount on top of the Early Bird discount is availabole to 30% Club Members - please email  info@30percentclub.org to request the discount code.

  • Kindly hosted by Slaughter & May, London

    ​Theme: tbc

  • Kindly hosted by KPMG, London

  • Kindly hosted by HSBC, London

  • Kindly hosted by Freshfields, London

    Theme: Ego & Eco Intelligence
    Keynote speaker: Sharon Oliver – Ashridge Executive Education. Sharon holds an MA in Organisational Psychology. Her key areas of specialisation include: Developing internal resourcefulness, Managing emotional diet, Building HR capacity, Managing polarities, Discovering success DNA, Mindfulness, EQ and SQ, The Levity effect (fun and Laughter at work), Heart Intelligence, Women in Global Leadership. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming).

    Rather than feeling that leaders have to have all the answers, and directing things from the outside through command and control, using their own ego strength and energy (ego-intelligent leaders), eco-intelligent leaders see themselves as catalysts within an inter-dependent eco-system. Sharon’s talk will explore how leaders can bring eco-intelligence to bear on their day-to-day work and create self-sustaining eco-systems where staff can find higher levels of self- expression and purpose.


     

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Kindly hosted by Bloomberg, London

  • Kindly hosted by Linklaters, London

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Harvey - Director of Executive Degree Programmes and Executive MBA Director at Saïd Business School. Kathy was previously responsible for the design and development of postgraduate diplomas and open enrolment programmes within Executive Education, including an innovative Management Acceleration Programme for mid-career managers. She teaches crisis and stakeholder management and coaches participants.
    Kathy has over twenty years' experience of working for leading international organisations. Before joining Saïd Business School she worked as a journalist and consultant, coaching senior executives and leading the strategic development of executive programmes for managers across the private and public sectors. Her clients include investment banks, NHS trusts, government departments and professional associations.Kathy began her career working for the BBC as both a producer and reporter. She spent six years as a political correspondent, interviewing many leading political figures from Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Gordon Brown, to Nelson Mandela and Gerry Adams. She has also worked as a commissioning editor for a UK national newspaper and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times and a variety of specialist publications.
    Theme: Networks and the ways in which we can create successful networks as a means of extending our influence and enhancing organisational effectiveness. Kathy will examine the ways to avoid gaps in all our networks and will offer the chance to think afresh about how to reach across boundaries to build lasting and powerful alliances.


     

  • Kindly hosted by Linklaters, London

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Harvey - Director of Executive Degree Programmes and Executive MBA Director at Saïd Business School. Kathy was previously responsible for the design and development of postgraduate diplomas and open enrolment programmes within Executive Education, including an innovative Management Acceleration Programme for mid-career managers. She teaches crisis and stakeholder management and coaches participants.
    Kathy has over twenty years' experience of working for leading international organisations. Before joining Saïd Business School she worked as a journalist and consultant, coaching senior executives and leading the strategic development of executive programmes for managers across the private and public sectors. Her clients include investment banks, NHS trusts, government departments and professional associations.Kathy began her career working for the BBC as both a producer and reporter. She spent six years as a political correspondent, interviewing many leading political figures from Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Gordon Brown, to Nelson Mandela and Gerry Adams. She has also worked as a commissioning editor for a UK national newspaper and has written for the Sunday Times, Financial Times and a variety of specialist publications.
    ​Theme: Networks and the ways in which we can create successful networks as a means of extending our influence and enhancing organisational effectiveness. Kathy will examine the ways to avoid gaps in all our networks and will offer the chance to think afresh about how to reach across boundaries to build lasting and powerful alliances.

  • Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

  • Kindly hosted by Oliver Wyman, London

    Theme: Getting Things Done
    Keynote speaker: Judy Goldberg, Design and Delivery lead at Women Ahead and is a mentee masterclass on how to create space for your mentoring meetings, using the ground-breaking methodology Getting Things Done.

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Milton Court, Barbican

  • Kindly hosted by Reed Smith, London

    Lord Browne and Carolyn McCall will be discussing the challenges shared by female and LGBT executives on their leadership journeys. Former chief executive of BP and author of The Glass Closet, Lord Browne has become a key figure in making the business case for LGBT inclusion and as CEO of easyJet, Carolyn McCall is currently one of only six female CEOs of a FTSE100 company. The discussion will be facilitated by Paul Brand, Political Correspondent, ITV News.

  • Kindly hosted by EY, London

  • Kindly hosted by Deloitte, London

    ​For a copy of the event programme please click here. To view the short 30% Club film that was featured please click here.

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Kindly hosted by J Stern & Co, London

  • The University Women's Club, London

  • Ham Yard Hotel, London

    Click here for event details.

  • Kindly hosted by Newton Investement Management, London

  • KPMG, London

  • Cambridge University, Cambridge

    Announcement of Student Aspiration Survey pilot results, please click here for a copy of the report.

  • 8 Northumberland Avenue, London

    Keynote speaker: Patsy Rodenberg, OBE

  • Said University, Oxford

  • London

  • Four Seasons Hotel - DIFC

    Leading change - The future of Women in Finance event, supported by the 30% Club GCC, is taking place on 1st March 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel DIFC. 

    We invite you to attend the event where you will hear from leading industry professionals on how the region is currently positioned in relation to women in finance along with gaining further insights on the future of women in finance in the Middle East and the imperative role that you can play to continue leading this change. 

    Speakers include ( 30% Club GCC Chair and Steerco Members):

    •  - Cynthia Corby, ACCA Member and Partner at Deloitte Middle East
    •  - Dr. Ashraf Gamaleldin, CEO of Hawkamah
       

    Register Now to book your place at this event.

    Please RSVP to: eventme@accaglobal.com

  • Dubai

    30% Club GCC in collaboration with the Edinburgh Business School, will host an event featuring renowned speaker and academic, Professor Heather McGregor CBE; Executive Dean of Edinburgh Business School, co-founder of the 30% Club, author and broadcaster, and wrote under the pseudonym Mrs Moneypenny in the Financial Times for seventeen years.

    A champion of diversity in the workplace, Professor McGregor inspires women to set personal goals, take the next step to control their own fate, and change the future.  

  • Bloomberg, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC, Dubai

    The 30% Club GCC are organizing a "Volunteer and Working Groups Meet & Greet" session on June 20th, 2017 at Bloomberg premises, Al Fattan Currency House, DIFC from 16:00 - 18:00.  As we are growing in numbers this would be a great chance to bring everyone together under one roof and plan for the second half of the year, before we all break away for the summer. The primary objective of the meet up is to provide everyone with:

    • an opportunity to meet face to face 
    • understand the organizational structure of the 30% club 
    • review and re-align the objectives of the different working groups and 
    • allocate volunteers to the different working groups based on personal interest. 

    For those of you who have expressed their interest in volunteering and wish to attend the event please send an email to: bindu@mindfulme.me confirming your attendance, so that we facilitate the space accordingly. We hope you can make it and look forward to meeting you soon. 

  • The Capital Club, DIFC, Dubai

    Susan Gilchrist, Group Chief Executive of Brunswick, Invites you to the Women in Leadership Breakfast Event.

    An Introduction will also be provided by Farah Foustok, co-founder of the 30% Club GCC. 

     

    Please RSVP to gulfevents@brunswickgroup.com

  • Dubai

    30% Club GCC & Bloomberg invite you to join a conversation on business leaders driving change.

    Sunday, September 25th, 2016. 
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Bloomberg Dubai Office, DIFC, Al Fattan Currency House Level 10.

    Please RSVP to Catie Faison 30percent@bloomberg.net

    (Limited Spaces Available)

  • Four Seasons Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Dubai

    The GCC Chapter of The 30% Club Powers Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity


    Dubai, UAE- 24 May 2016: Business leaders across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries today took part in The 13th Arabian Business Forum, in association with the 30% Club GCC Chapter, a global business-led initiative committed to achieving better gender representation in senior leadership positions of organisations.

    Lubna Qassim, Executive Vice President, Group Company Secretary and group General Counsel of Emirates NBD and Founding Chair of the GCC Chapter of the 30% Club, opened the conference with a keynote speech on diversity and the 30% Club GCC Chapter.

    Ghassan Turqieh, Consulting Partner and human capital leader at Deloitte in the Middle East delivered a presentation entitled: ‘View from the top: What business executives really think about women leaders in the GCC’ in which he discussed the key findings of a GCC study conducted by Deloitte in collaboration with the 30% Club GCC.

    “We are honoured to be associated with this important event,” said Raeda AlSarayreh, Director of Corporate Affairs at CH2M MENAI and Steering Committee member of the 30% Club GCC. “We are continuously working together to support the efforts of GCC governments and companies to increase women’s participation in the workforce in the belief that gender balance on boards further contributes to improved board performance.”

    Other eminent speakers from the 30% Club GCC included Hoda Abou Jamra, Founding Partner, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners and Catherine Beckett, Partner, Dentons, among other to discuss an array of topics including  how to encourage greater female entrepreneurship in the Gulf.

    To learn more about the 30% Club GCC and how your firm can support this initiative, please contact: info@30percentclubGCC.org

    View from the Top - A GCC study conducted by Deloitte in association with the 30% Club GCC Chapter, was released at the Arabian Business Women's Forum on 24th May 2016. Please download the report here.

  • Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

  • Dubai

  • Dubai

  • Milano LUISS hub for makers and students

    Can more women in your teams boost innovation?

    In conversation with Professor Londa Schiebinger (Stanford University)

    October 25th, 2018 | 9:00-11:00 am


    Milano LUISS hub for makers and students | Via M. D’Azeglio 3| Milano

  • Microsoft Milano

  • Assolombarda

    Click to download the event program.

  • Senato della Repubblica - Palazzo Giustiniani

    Click to download the event program.

  • NH Hotel President, Largo Augusto, 10 Milan

  • Held at the Globe and Mail Centre, our 2019 International Women’s Day event gathered investors, not-for-profits, corporations and academia together to recognize this year’s #BalanceforBetter theme, one that provides a unified direction to guide and incite continuous collective action. Check out our highlight reel here, the event recap and action-oriented takeaways from our distinguished #BalanceforBetter speakers here, and our photo gallery from the event here.

  • Catalyst is recognized with the Distinction Award from Brescia University College for their work and impact in advancing women in the workplace.
  • As we get set to mark International Women’s Day, it’s an opportunity to take stock of where we are, celebrate accomplishments and commit to #PressforProgress. And that’s what we did today at our IWD 2018 #PressForProgress event with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Read More 

    French Version

  • Held at University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, our 2018 International Womens Day event gathered investors, not-for-profits, corporations, government and academia together to celebrate the growing movement of advocacy, activism and positive change towards gender parity. Read More

  • NATIONAL’s Halifax office recently hosted a breakfast event with Brenda Trenowden, Head of Financial Institutions, Europe, ANZ Bank and Global Chair of the 30% Club. The event featured a riveting discussion between Brenda and Sarah Young, the Managing Partner of our Atlantic offices who also leads the Firm’s Talent Working Group, as well as a series of questions from the audience which was comprised of regional business leaders. 

    To read the full article click here. 

  • The 30% Club and CIBC hosting SODEXO’s research launch, at CIBC Toronto

  • Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 105 St George Street

    EVENT DETAILS:
    The #GoSponsorHer Campaign asks top executives to name a woman they will help support publicly.  John Stackhouse will lead an on-stage conversation about the Campaign with two Co-Founders of #GoSponsorHer and some sponsors and sponsorees.  The group will also discuss their advice for sponsorship success.

    Date: Wednesday March 08, 2017 || 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    SPEAKERS:
    Ikram Al Mouaswas, Partner - Audit, Deloitte Canada
    Megan Anderson, Consultant, McKinsey & Co. and Co-Founder, #GoSponsorHer
    Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Officer, Diply
    Laura McGee, Consultant, McKinsey & Co. and Co-Founder, #GoSponsorHer
    Bruce Simpson, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.
    Mark Wiseman, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock
    Miyo Yamashita, Managing Partner, Talent, Deloitte Canada

    Moderator: John Stackhouse, Senior Vice-President - Office of the CEO, RBC

  • Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 105 St George Street

    EVENT DETAILS:
    Family Enterprise contributes an estimated 60% of Canada’s GDP. Globally, that number may be as high as 90%. Meanwhile, large publicly-listed corporations continue to garner the majority of attention when it comes to high-profile management discussions such as corporate governance, leadership and diversity. At this conference, we shift our focus to Family Enterprises in order to explore their successes at developing female leaders in senior positions.

    Date: Tuesday March 07, 2017 || 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM

    SPEAKERS:
    Kim Eddleston, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Daniel and Dorothy Grady Faculty Fellow, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
    Tina Lee, CEO, T&T Supermarkets Inc.
    Tiziana Casciaro, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Rotman & Professor in Leadership Development, U of T
    Geoff Smith, CEO, EllisDon Construction and Building Services
    Beatrix Dart, Professor of Strategy & Executive Director, Initiative for Women in Business @ Rotman
    Heather Partridge, Principal and Director, Wescan Capital Inc. 
    Margaret Hudson, President, Burnbrae Farms Ltd.
    Jennifer Wilson, Chief Financial Officer, AIL Group of Companies

  • La Maison symphonique de Montréal

    La création de valeur par la diversité : la diversité pour favoriser une meilleure prise de décision dans les conseils d’administration

    Neil Bruce, Président et chef de la direction, SNC-Lavalin
    Isabelle Courville, Présidente du conseil, Banque Laurentienne
    Victor G. Dodid, Président et chef de la direction, Banque CIBC et président du conseil, 30% Club Canada

    Joignez-vous à des chefs d’entreprise canadiens et montréalais intéressés à explorer les occasions qui émergent grâce à la diversité alors que Neil Bruce, Isabelle Courville et Victor G. Dodig discuteront de la façon dont la diversité dans les conseils d’administration favorise une meilleure prise de décision, au profit des diverses parties prenantes.

    Le mardi 20 septembre 2016, de 17 h 30 à 20 h 30
    La Maison symphonique de Montréal, Place des Arts, Foyers Parterre et Allegro 
    1600, rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal

    Vous pouvez voir l’emplacement et réserver votre place de stationnement en ligne.
    Veuillez confirmer votre présence avant le 6 septembre. 
    Un cocktail sera servi avant le panel de discussion et une table ronde.

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    Growing the Diversity Dividend: Diversity for Better Decision-Making in the Boardroom

    Neil Bruce, President & CEO of SNC-Lavalin
    Isabelle Courville, Chair of the Board of the Laurentian Bank
    Victor G. Dodig, President & CEO of CIBC and Chair of 30% Club Canada

    Join Canadian and Montreal business leaders interested in exploring the opportunities that emerge through diversity as Neil Bruce, Isabelle Courville and Victor G. Dodig, discuss how diversity in the boardroom enables better decision-making, benefiting multiple stakeholders. 
     

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    La Maison symphonique de Montréal, Place des Arts Foyers Parterre and Allegro 
    1600, Saint-Urbain Street, Montréal
    You may see the location and reserve your indoor parking space online.
    RSVP before September 6.
    There will be cocktails before a panel discussion and round table.

              

  • Rotman School of Management, Toronto

    Victor G. Dodig, President and CEO of CIBC & Chair of 30% Club Canada and Peter T. Grauer, Executive Chairman of Bloomberg & Founding Chairman of U.S. 30% Club invite you to join a conversation on

    Growing the Diversity Dividend: The 30% Club Advantage
    Join Canadian business leaders interested in exploring the opportunities that emerge through gender diversity as Peter T. Grauer and Victor G. Dodig, share experiences, roadblocks, key learnings and advice on what senior leaders can do to achieve gender diversity across all levels within organizations.

    Event Details
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 7:30 am – 9:30 am
    Desautels Hall at the Rotman School of Management
    105 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario

  • Hyatt Regency, Calgary

    Research has documented and experience has confirmed that men have a critical role to play in creating inclusive workplaces and accelerating progress for women. 

    Join Catalyst and KPMG for a panel discussion with male executives who are championing change:

    • Bill Thomas, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner - KPMG in Canada and Chair - KPMG's Americas Region, Catalyst Canada Advisory Board Member
    • Victor Dodig, President and CEO, CIBC, Catalyst Canada Advisory Board Member and Chair, 30% Club Canada
    • Moderated by Deborah Gillis, President and CEO, Catalyst


    Many men are unfamiliar with how gender gaps in opportunity, pay, and advancement hurt them, too, both as leaders of companies and as members of families and communities.Organizations must enlist these men, in partnership with women, to work together as allies in changing the organizational norms and structures that perpetuate gender gaps.

    This event is especially targeted to male senior executives, Chief Human Resources Officers, and Chief Diversity Officerswho are seeking strategies for leveraging all talent in the workplace and advice about the most effective ways for women and men to partner together in ending gender inequalities at work.

    Event Details
    Thursday, 2 June 2016 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (MDT)

    Hyatt Regency - 700 Centre Street SE , Calgary, AB
    Please direct any questions to Joanna Harper at jharper@catalyst.org.

    Sponsored by

  • The Rotman School of Management, Toronto

     

     


    The 30% Club Canada, Catalyst, Initiative for Women in Business, and IWF Canada invites you to celebrate International Women's Day and join the conversation: The Diversity Dividend.

    Speakers
    Victor G. Dodig
    , President and CEO, CIBC
    Howard Wetston, former chairman and CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission
    Alex Johnston, former Executive Director, Catalyst Canada
    Moderated by Prof. Beatrix Dart, Executive Director, Initiative for Women in Business  

    Event Details
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast  |  8:00 am – 9:00 am Panel Discussion
    Rotman School of Management, Desautels Hall  
    105 St George St, 2nd Floor ‐ South Building, Toronto

    Sponsored by

  • The Rotman School of Management, Toronto.

  • KPMG, Toronto

  • Webinar

    ​To listen to the webinar, click here

  • Nedbank Private Wealth

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

     

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  • Citi, Sandton

    The Board Walk is an initiative that has been created to nurture the development of aspiring directors who are currently in senior management positions and help them to unlock their future potential. It aims to expose these individuals to existing directors (both executive and non-executive) and partners during an interactive networking breakfast that will encourage meaningful engagement and dialogue.

    Guest speaker : Dr Judy Dlamini

    Topic : The Other Story

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  • EY, Cape Town

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

    Guest Speaker : Angelique du Toit

    Author, Speaker and an Annique Health & Beauty Brand Ambassador

    Topic : Encouraging People to Live with greater Purpose, Passion & Productivity

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  • RCL Foods, Durban

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

    Guest speaker : Pepe Marais

    Topic : Growing Greatness

    Invite

    For a photo gallery of previous event, click here.

  • EY, Sandton

    It is accepted that not everybody can be on a board, nor does everybody want to be. The LeadersWalk follows the same concept as the BoardWalk and is designed for increasing the leadership skills of senior and middle management.

    Guest speaker : Paula Quinsee
     

    Invite

  • T-Systems, South Africa

    For a photo gallery of the 2018 dinner please click here

  • Setia International Center, KL Ecocity.

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. This session was held as part of the Lady Surveyors Coffee Morning organized by the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia and Jabatan Juruukur DiRaja Malaysia, at the Setia International Center, KL Ecocity.

     

  • The Star

    KUALA LUMPUR, 13 MARCH 2019 – In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Heriot-Watt University in partnership with the 30% Club Malaysia Chapter are pleased to announce their annual scholarship offer of RM58,050 for a successful female applicant to attend a two-year, part-time MBA programme at its Edinburgh Business School Malaysia campus.  This will be their third year of collaboration platformed on a shared long-term vision to drive higher women representation in leadership and decision-making positions.  Applications for the 2019 scholarship will open from 1st April to 30th June.

     

    Heriot-Watt University has long been a proponent of inclusivity in education.  In 1869, it became the first Scottish university to open its doors to women.  

     

    “An MBA is a proven pathway to building successful careers and yet most of our applicants are men. Together with the 30% Club, we established the annual woman scholarship with the end game to increase women representation at senior levels of business,” says Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, CEO Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

     

    Echoing this sentiment, Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar, Founding Chair of the 30% Club Malaysia Chapter said, “Our partnership with Heriot-Watt University is in line with the 30% Club’s objectives of strengthening the female boardroom pipeline to ensure that we get better gender balance in the boardrooms of Malaysian companies.”

     

    Since its formation in May 2015, the 30% Club Malaysia Chapter has embarked on several initiatives, including its signature Mentoring Programme, which is a platform to provide board-ready women and new women directors an opportunity to network and raise their visibility in the right board circles.    

    Latest statistics show Malaysia recording 15.7% women directors on the boards across all public-listed companies and 24.4% across the top 100 companies, putting it in lead position on gender diversity among the ASEAN countries.

    Interested applicants can find details on the scholarship and how to apply by visiting https://30percentclub.org/initiatives/business-schools#mbas

    About the 30% Club Malaysia-Heriot-Watt University MBA Scholarship

    The 30% Club Malaysia-Heriot-Watt University MBA Scholarship was launched in 2017 to support aspiring women in leadership roles. Offered through the Edinburgh Business School, which is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University, the programme enables one successful woman applicant to receive a full tuition scholarship of up to RM58,050, to pursue a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). The scholarship will be undertaken as a two-year part-time MBA programme at the Malaysia Campus. This scholarship is only open to women who have a first or second class honours degree or equivalent qualification that is recognised by Heriot-Watt University, English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS6.5 and at least two years’ post qualifying work experience. Applications for 2019 open on 1 April and will close on 30 June. Interested applicants may contact malaysiaMBA@ebs.hw.ac.uk. More information at https://30percentclub.org/initiatives/business-schools#mbas

     

    About the 30% Club

    The 30% Club founded in the UK, fundamentally a business-led campaign, is a global movement of international Chairs and CEOs who advocate gender parity at all levels of their organisations. Members and advocates of the 30% Club are committed to lead by example and advocate for gender diversity on boards and decision-making positions across all listed companies. The movement seeks to gain greater active support from Chairs, CEOs and Board Directors to be ambassadors of this agenda, so that there is focus from the top, which is where it needs to start.

    The 30% Club originated as a campaign in the UK in 2010 prior to its expansion to 10 other countries, namely Australia, Canada, the Gulf Cooperation Council, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, South Africa, Turkey, Malaysia and the US. The Malaysian Chapter of the 30% Club was launched on 8 May 2015.  Visit www.30percentclub.org/about/chapters/malaysia.

      

    About Heriot-Watt University

    Founded in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics institute, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research-led university. Now, our communities of scholars come from across the world and for a purpose: leaders in ideas and solutions, they deliver innovation and educational excellence in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences.

    Working with leading academics, our students learn and thrive in our friendly community of campuses, with our partners and online. Our graduates are specialist, creative, professional and globally minded. With their research-informed education underpinned by the Heriot-Watt values, they develop character, leadership skills and social mobility, becoming professionally educated, globally employable, citizens of the world.

    Our roots are in Scotland, our ambition and reach are truly international. A leader in transnational education, wherever we are, Heriot-Watt is a powerful driver and engine of the economy. Together with our alumni, civic community and industry partners, we transform people, society and the world we live in.

     

    For further editorial information, contact the 30% Club Malaysia Secretariat at 30percentclubmalaysia@gmail.com.  

  • Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. This session was held with about 25 female members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar.

     

     

     

  • Petronas HQ, Kuala Lumpur

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. This session was held with about 30 members of the HR Leaders' Circle and hosted by Zahira Sughra Zainuddin, Head, Corporate Project (Talent) and her capable team at Petronas.

     

  • The Malaysian Reserve

  • The Edge

  • MIA, Kuala Lumpur

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. The third session was held with 54 members of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

  • ACCA Malaysia

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. The third session was held with 24 members of the ACCA.

     

     

  • Star2 The Star

  • SP Setia HQ

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a  “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. The second session was held with 35 participants from SP Setia of levels of GM and above.

  • UEM Leaning Centre

    The Talent Pipeline Workgroup embarked on a  “Get on Board”  roadshow in 2018 to galvanise support for the movement amongst the many corporations and female professionals in Malaysia. The first of these was held with UEM Group and saw 54 C-2 participants.

  • World Bank Publication Issue 4

    http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/malaysia/publication/development-digest-maximizing-knowledge-for-development

    Women on Boards in Malaysia
    Using firm-level data for 806 public-listed companies in Malaysia, we highlight the extent of women’s participation as board members in Malaysia benchmarked against other countries. How this women’s participation varies by industry and firm-size is considered, along with its potential impact on the company’s performance. About 13 percent of the board positions in Malaysia filled by women and the rest by men in 2017. Moreover, the trend over the last four years reveals a slow pace of increase in the proportion of women board members. The largest 100 firms and some industries such as finance show a greater tendency to have female vs. male board members. The profit rate is significantly positively correlated with proportionately more female board members in a firm, suggesting a “business case” for more women on the boards.
    Mohammad Amin and Mei Ling Tan

  • The Star

  • PwC Malaysia, Jalan Rakyat, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

  • Securities Commission Malaysia

  • Securities Commission Malaysia Media Statement

  • Business Times

  • The Star

  • StarBiz

  • Impiana Hotel Kuala Lumpur

  • Malaysian Business

  • Securities Commission Malaysia

  • Focus Malaysia

  • The Star

  • InterContinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur

  • Securities Commission Malaysia

  • The Star

  • The Star Nation

  • BERNAMA TV-Malaysia National News Agency

  • Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

    http://www.malaysiangas.com/portal/document/content/1496999903_MGA's_Foru.pdf

    Themed “Women – Driving Energy Liberalisation”, the forum will discuss involvement of women in the energy sector and role of women in driving energy market liberalisation.

    The forum is hosted by OGA 2017 and is supported by the 30% Club, an organization promoting gender diversity in boardrooms.
    OGA 2017 is the 16th Asian Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition to be held from 11 to 13 July at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. 

  • Hilton Kuala Lumpur

    https://www.facebook.com/pg/pwcmsia/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155508075619099

    30% Club Malaysia Boardroom Luncheon
    In conjunction with
    Launch of Board Mentoring Pilot Scheme

     

  • Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

    https://www.icgn.org/icgn%E2%80%93university-malaya-academic-practioner-day

    International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

  • Host : Securities Commission Malaysia

  • New Straits Times | Business

  • Museum Theatrette, Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur

    Presentation of Women, Business & the Law (Prosperity by Improving Women's Rights)

    Panel Discussion 

    Ms. Siobhan Das, Executive Director of American & Malaysian Chamber of Commerce 

    Ms. Anne Abraham, co-founder of 30% Club Malaysia Chapter

    Mr. Augusto Lopez Claros  

  • Securities Commission Malaysia Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia https://www.sc.com.my/en/

  • Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia Restaurant

    http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/malaysia/overview

    Guest of Honour and Speakers :-
    Victoria Kwakwa  Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific since April 15, 2016.Ms. Kwakwa leads the World Bank’s strategy in East Asia Pacific.https://twitter.com/30percentclub_m/status/860676634306674688

    Tan Sri Zeti Dato' Akhtar , Past Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia

    Tan Sri (Dr) Mohd Sidek Hassan, Petronas Chairman

    Tan Sri Rebecca Sta Maria, Former Sec-Gen of Ministry of Interntional Trade & Industry

  • Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad Boardroom Level 23, Bank Pembangunan Malaysian Berhad

  • BERNAMA, Astro Awani Business

    http://english.astroawani.com/business-news/megat-paves-way-maybanks-first-woman-chairman-134163

    30% Club Founding Chair, Megat paves way for Maybank's first woman chairman https://t.co/4QDmIuJVGB via @501awani

    — 30% Club Malaysia (@30percentclub_m) March 2, 2017 ">On April 1, 2017, Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin will become the first woman chairman to helm the main-board of Maybank which is the country's largest public-listed company.http://

  • New Straits Times

    https://30percentclub.org/initiatives/business-schools

    30% Club Malaysia and Edinburgh Business School (EBS) The Graduate School of Business Heriot Watt University offers a  full MBA scholarship to Malaysian women only. Co-Founder of 30% Club UK and newly appointed Executive Dean at Edinburgh Business School, Professor Heather Mc Gregor was interviewed by New Straits Times before holding a career talk “Is accumulating human capital more important than building social capital ?

    30% Club Malaysia and Edinburgh Business School (EBS) The Graduate School of Business Heriot Watt University offers a  full MBA scholarship to Malaysian women only. Co-Founder of 30% Club UK and newly appointed Executive Dean at Edinburgh Business School, Professor Heather Mc Gregor was in Kuala Lumpur to talk about the scholarship and hold a career talk “Is accumulating human capital more important than building social capital ? 

  • Focus Malaysia Business Weekly

  • BERNAMA, Astro Awani, New Straits Times, The Star Business

  • The Malaysian Reserve

  • Nikkei Asian Review

  • New Straits Times

  • APEC Publications = APEC#216-PP-01.1

    http://publications.apec.org/publication-detail.php?pub_id=1787

    Description

    This report presents the outcome of a survey that was undertaken to establish how women directors enhance corporate values in companies within the APEC region. The mechanism of improving corporate values through the appointment of women directors were demonstrated. Case studies were also conducted through interviews with leading companies in APEC (Canada; Japan; Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; the Philippines; and Viet Nam) that are considered to have achieved positive impact on growth through gender diversity. 

  • The Star Nation

     http://pressreader.com/@Rozita_Harun.1/-7VEjUAIOK3VfJzIIKZTsw6W9PI2lRN6J0_X5TcY8IA1

    Rohani: More women in workforce vital for progress

    The Star Malaysia
    22 Nov 2016

    PETALING JAYA: There can be no developed Malaysia until the country is able to get women to realise their full potential and participate more effectively in the economic and social development of the nation, said Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.

    Citing a study by the 2016 Peterson Institute for National Economics, she said the presence of more female leaders in top positions of corporate management correlates with increased profitability.

    The Women, Family and Community Development Minister was speaking at the launch of the Women’s Institute of Management’s Conference on Integrity and Governance for Company Directors In the Public and Private Sectors.

    “This proves that women are really needed in decisionmaking positions to boost the success of companies and subsequently, the Malaysian economy,” she said.

    Rohani said that one ongoing effort to achieve this was the establishment of the 30 Percent Club, aimed at boosting the number of women holding top decisionmaking positions in the private sector.

    She said the Government sought to grow the 30 Percent Club by strengthening its affiliation with similar clubs in other countries, such as Britain, the United States and China.

    She added that the percentage of women on boards of public listed companies was at 11.8% as of September.

    The ministry is also working with TalentCorp on a programme to encourage more women to return to the workforce, to bring women’s participation to 59% in line with the target set by the 11th Malaysia Plan.

    Rohani said that while the number of women students attending institutes of higher learning was encouraging, their participation in the workforce often fluctuates.

    “About 71% of university students are women and you’d expect

    About 71% of university students are women and you’d expect a wider participation in the workforce but that is not the case. Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim

    a wider participation in the workforce but that is not the case, as they leave the workforce to start a family,” Rohani said at a press conference after the event.

    As of last year, female participation in the workforce was 54.1%.

    Earlier, in her speech, Rohani stressed the importance of integrity and good corporate governance.

    “These are key drivers that determine not only the capacity of a nation to grow economically and inclusively, but also its competitiveness in the global market,” she said.

    Rohani said it was imperative that all officials discharge their duty with high integrity and proper governance because the consequences of not doing so was huge.

    “Combating mismanagement, abuse of power and corruption is crucial as these erode our values.

    “There is an urgent need to ingrain integrity and good governance in our public and private institutions,” she said.

    On a separate matter, Rohani said she also plans to urge the Transport Ministry to make child seats in cars mandatory, following the death of a twoyearold in Johor after he was accidentally flung out of his parents’ car.

    “The Road Transport Department has mentioned the mandatory use of child seats in cars by 2019, which gives parents ample time to comply.

    “But I would like to discuss expediting the move with the Transport Ministry to avoid a repeat of this tragedy,” she said, reminding parents to always make child safety a top priority.

  • BERNAMA-The Malaysian National News Agency

  • Business News, The Star

  • Sunway University, Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

  • Impiana KLCC Hotel

    Christine Wright @HaysSEAsia https://t.co/T9p5R5IagE

    — 30% Club Malaysia (@30percentclub_m) September 25, 2016 ">http://

  • St.Giles Gardens Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur

  • Focus Malaysia - Business weekly paper

  • New Straits Times

  • The Star Nation

  • New Straits Times

  • Maybank Tower, Kuala Lumpur

  • The Star

  • The Malaysian Reserve

  • Lanai Kijang, Kuala Lumpur

  • BERNAMA

  • The Star Online Business News

  • The Star Nation

  • BFM 89.9

  • NSTP

  • Forbes

    Please click here  to read about 3 Amazing Asian Stories on Women and Leadership

  • New Straits Times and Focus Malaysia

    Please click here for media coverage on Women on Boards

  • Bloomberg TV Malaysia

    Oct 2, 2015 (Kuala Lumpur) - Anne Abraham, co-founder of the 30% Club Malaysia Chapter, discussing the national agenda to bring in more talent and diversity into key leadership positions. She also tells Bloomberg TV Malaysia’s Sophie Kamaruddin that boards need to start becoming a real career destination for women as well as part of company initiative.

  • Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

  • Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

  • The Edge Markets

  • TBC

  • Core I 1 Windmill Lane I Dublin 2

    30% Club Ireland events are closed to invitation only.  Invitations to all events are issued directly to listed Supporters (Chairs & CEO’s), Named Council Members and Network 30 leads.  Distribution lists are used only for the purposes outlined and will not be used, in whole or in part, for any other purpose.  30% Club Ireland are fully compliant with the EU GDPR Act, 2018

  • Deloitte offices

    Quarterly meeting

  • JC Hall, The Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    TWF's flagship 30% Club Boardroom Lunch brings accomplished and aspiring Women to Watch face-to-face with Board Directors and C-suite members from leading local and international companies, and their advisors for simulated boardroom discussions on key issues facing boards today. This flagship event aims to break down some of the closed circle networks which are often used to fill board appointments, and provide an opportunity for women to showcase their expertise and credentials for board positions in front of senior company representatives. 

    Each participating company hosts a table at which 4 of their directors, senior executives and/or advisors are present. The remaining 6 seats are allocated by TWF and 30% Club to 5 accomplished Women to Watch and executive search firm representative or 30% Club VIP. Over lunch, in a simulation of boardroom discussions, guests engage in a structured exchange of views on some of the key issues facing boards today.

    We are delighted with the line-up of corporate partners who are hosting tables this year. They include our Lead Sponsor, Standard Chartered, our Contributing Sponsors, Goldman Sachs and KPMG, as well as CIBC, Citi, Freshfields, Herbert Smith Freehills, HKEX, HSBC, Hysan, Link, Linklaters, Macquarie, Manulife, Melco, Paul Weiss, PCCW, Slaughter and May, Sovereign Group, Swire. This year, we were also joined by Executive Search Firm Partners, Egon Zenhder, Hedrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Meraki, Russel Reynolds and Spencer Stuart - who all had the opportunity to connect with this year’s dynamic Women to Watch!

  • KPMG, 8/F Prince’s Building, 10 Charter Road, Central, Hong Kong

    We are pleased to announce our brand new Boardroom Series for Women Leaders which includes our flagship annual 30% Club Boardroom Lunch. The series is composed of educational workshops and networking events with key Board Directors, Executive Search firms and peers. It offers a more sustained and results-focused programme to help us achieve our collective goal of increasing the number of women on boards.

    Our launch of this initiative starts with the "Roundtable Breakfast: From the C-Suite to the Board" which aims to link board-ready and board-aspiring Women to Watch with Executive Search Firms and to have an open dialogue regarding challenges and diversity in HK boardrooms. There will be a panel discussion with Nick Allen (Chairman of Link REIT) focusing on what boards and chairs are looking for in potential board candidates.
     
    Often the challenges involved in the shift from the C-Suite to the Board involves the use of different skills, which we'll highlight in this session. We will dive into where and what to focus on when building board portfolios and how to position yourself to stand out. The groups will break into roundtables led by senior representatives from the search firms to discuss these challenges.

  • Tianshan & Lushan rooms, Level 5, Island Shangri-la hotel

    Although businesses are increasingly recognizing the benefits of diversity and inclusion, the number of women on Asian boards has barely moved the needle in recent years. Yet, companies in the West have made great leaps forward to change the status quo. Why is that? We need to ask ourselves:

    • Can Asia achieve diversity at board level? What are the opportunities and challenges
    • What lessons can we learn from outside of Asia?
    • How can we make a difference?
    • How can you, as a senior leader in Asia, stand out from the crowd to be appointed to boards both at home and abroad?

    Heidrick & Struggles and the 30% club are delighted to invite you to this compelling panel discussion featuring one of the most influential board search consultants in the industry, Bonnie Gwin (Vice Chairman and Co-Managing Partner of the Global CEO & Board Practice of Heidrick & Struggles), as well as Fern Ngai (CEO of Community Business), Fiona Nott (CEO of The Women’s Foundation) and May Tan (Former CEO of Standard Chartered and INED of Link Asset Management). The event will be moderated by Kyoko Altman, Director of HSBC Global Banking and Markets and ex-CNN anchor.

  • The Hong Kong Club

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors, the 30% Club and The Women’s Foundation are delighted to host an exclusive breakfast with Elizabeth Proust, AO FAICD, Chairman, Australian Institute of Company Directors.

    Ms. Proust will discuss: 

    • The issues of diversity, trust, culture and board composition.
    • Innovation and digital transformation, artificial intelligence and cyber, and how these areas need to be considered by directors when looking toward the future.

     

    About the Speaker

    Elizabeth joined the AICD board in March 2014 and was appointed Chairman in
    December 2015. She sits on a number of boards, including as Chairman of Nestlé Australia and the Bank of Melbourne. Elizabeth is a Non-Executive Director of Lendlease, a leading international property and infrastructure group, and a member of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Directors’ Advisory Panel and the Victoria Police Corporate Advisory Group. In 2010 Elizabeth was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to public administration and to business, through leadership roles in government and private enterprise, as a mentor to women, and to the community through contributions to arts, charitable and educational bodies.

    Previously Elizabeth worked in senior roles at the ANZ Banking Group, in local, State and Federal Government, and in BP Australia and BP International. She has held senior positions in the Victorian Government, including as Secretary (CEO) of the Department of Premier and Cabinet and Secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department. She was also CEO of the City of Melbourne.

  • JC Hall, The Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    Recognising that many boards still largely rely on their own networks to fill board openings, the flagship 30% Club Boardroom Lunch brings accomplished and aspiring women directors face-to-face with board and C-suite members from leading local and international companies and their advisors, for simulated boardroom discussions on key issues facing boards today. This flagship event aims to break down some of the closed circle networks which are often used to fill board appointments, and provide an opportunity for women to showcase their expertise and credentials for board positions in front of senior company representatives.

    Each participating company typically hosts a table at which four of their directors, senior executives and/or advisors are present. The remaining six seats are allocated to five accomplished and aspiring women directors and one facilitator. Over lunch, in a simulation of boardroom discussions, guests engage in a structured exchange of views on some of the key issues facing boards today, including risk management, executive compensation, succession planning and social media strategy.

    We are delighted with the early line-up of corporate partners who are hosting tables this year. They include our Title Sponsors, KPMG and Standard Chartered, our Associate Sponsor, Paul Weiss, as well as CIBC, HKEX, Macquarie, Slaughter and May, Sovereign Group, Swire, Thomson Reuters, and Yu Ming Investment Management. We look forward to connecting them with this year’s dynamic Women to Watch!

  • The American Club Hong Kong

    The 30% Club Hong Kong and CIBC are delighted to host a breakfast talk featuring special guest Victor G. Dodig, President and Chief Executive Officer of CIBC and Chair of the 30% Club Canada.

    Mr Dodig will discuss:

    • His experiences as Chair and the achievements of the 30% Club Canada
    • CIBC's gender initiatives and the importance of men as diversity champions
    • His life story and why ensuring women have equal access to opportunities is such an important cause for him personally

     

    About the Speaker

    Victor Dodig was named President and CEO of the CIBC group of companies, one of North America's largest financial services institutions, in September 2014. Under his tenure, Mr Dodig has helped usher in a new era for the bank, positioning CIBC as a strong, innovative, and relationship-oriented financial institution with a Return on Equity among the highest of its peers globally. Mr Dodig brings more than 20 years of extensive business and banking experience, having led CIBC's Wealth Management, Asset Management and Retail Banking businesses. He also led several businesses with UBS and Merrill Lynch in Canada and internationally, and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.

    A member of CIBC's Board of Directors, Mr Dodig also serves on the board of the C.D. Howe Institute and ROM Board of Governors. He is a vocal advocate for gender diversity in the workplace, and actively supports the advancement of talented women to executive roles and on boards as founding Chair of the 30% Club Canada and as a Catalyst Canada Advisory Board member.

    A past recipient of Canada's Top 40 Under 40™ award, Mr Dodig is a graduate of the Harvard Business School where he earned an MBA and was recognized as a Baker scholar. He holds a Diploma from the Institut d'études politiques in Paris and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto (St. Michael's College) in Commerce. Mr Dodig resides in Toronto with his wife Maureen and their four teenage children.

  • JC Hall, The Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    TWF's flagship 30% Club Annual Boardroom Lunch, brings accomplished and aspiring women directors face to face with board and C-suite members from leading local and international companies and their advisors, for simulated boardroom discussions on key issues facing boards today. This flagship event aims to break down some of the closed circle networks which are often used to fill board appointments, and provide an opportunity for women to showcase their expertise and credentials for board positions in front of senior company representatives.

    Each participating company typically hosts a table at which four of their directors, senior executives and/or advisors are present. The remaining six seats are allocated to five accomplished and aspiring women directors and one facilitator. Over lunch, in a simulation of boardroom discussions, guests engage in a structured exchange of views on some of the key issues facing boards today, including risk management, executive compensation, succession planning and social media strategy.

    We are delighted with the line-up of corporate partners who are hosting tables this year. They include Alibaba, AIA, Citi, BlackRock, Deacons, Goldman Sachs, HSF, HKEX, Hogan Lovells, HSBC, Li & Fung, Macquarie, MTR, PCCW, Sino Group, Slaughter and May, Swire, and Thomson Reuters, alongside event sponsors Standard Chartered and KPMG. We look forward to connecting them with this year’s dynamic Women to Watch!

     

    Title Sponsors

  • JC Hall, The Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    The 30% Club Hong Kong is delighted to present a special lunch with Henry Kravis, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR.

    Mr Kravis will speak about:

    • Lessons learned as KKR celebrates its 40th anniversary and 10th year in Asia
    • The global investing environment and today's challenges and opportunities
    • How diversity and inclusion need to be considered by business

     

    About the Speaker

    Henry Kravis is the Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR, which this year celebrates its 40th anniversary. He is actively involved in managing the Firm and serves on regional Private Equity Investement and Portfolio Management Committees. Mr Kravis has more than four decades of experience financing, analysing and investing in public and private companies, as well as serving on the boards of a number of KKR portfolio companies.

  • JC Hall, The Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    Recognising that many boards still largely rely on their own networks to fill board openings, the lunch brought our extensive and growing pool of accomplished and aspiring women directors face to face with chairmen, board members and senior management from Hong Kong's leading companies and their key advisors. In a simulation of boardroom discussions, guests engaged over lunch in a structured exchange of views on some of the key issues facing boards today including succession planning, social media strategy and risk management. 

  • Herbert Smith Freehills: Level 42, 101 Collins Street Melbourne

    The Australian chapter of the 30% Club is celebrating the significant progress that has been made during the past three years towards the achievement of the 30 per cent target. Although the target of 30 per cent female directors on ASX 200 boards was not reached by the end of 2018, we are within reach.

    The 30% Club Australian chapter are launching a new target of 30 per cent female directors on ASX 300 boards by the end of 2021. There are currently 19.7% female directors on ASX 201-300 boards, so committed effort is required to achieve the target.

    Panellists at the event will discuss the ASX 300 target, the establishment of a new Investment Banking & Private Equity working group, the stakeholders that need to be engaged in this space and the successes of the ASX 200 campaign.

    Please email Rhian Richardson at rrichardson@aicd.com.au to enquire about attending the event. 


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