The 30% Club Goes Global

The need for better gender balance has never been just a UK issue, but a global one. The business benefits of gender diversity do not change with geography, and it is with this in mind that The 30% Club is hugely excited to announce that we are going global! Our international expansion began in March 2013 when we launched in Hong Kong with 41 founding local Chairman, but the momentum has continued at a spectacular rate...

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Maximising women’s contribution to future economic growth

The UK faces unprecedented  challenges in the current financial climate, and it has never been more important to harness the huge additional contribution that women can make. We are at a turning point in recognising women’s economic value, and a major report released by the Women’s Business Council focuses on how women’s contribution to growth can be optimised. Today’s workforce is changing and is...

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Accelerating Female Talent Development

The recent release of disappointing data by Cranfield and the Davies Committee has put the spotlight firmly back on how to accelerate the progression of women. While we hope that the slowing of momentum in female board appointments is very much a blip, the figures have galvanised us into redoubling our efforts across all organisational levels, restating the business case for gender diversity and focusing on real cultural change.

There have...

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Creating sustainable change is a marathon not a sprint

The latest report from Cranfield International Centre for Women Leaders – the 2013 Female FTSE report – showed good progress in the rate of board appointments, but there is still work to be done, and it is important not to get complacent.

In the first six months since Cranfield’s last report (March 2012), the pace of change was extremely encouraging with 44% of new FTSE 100 board appointments going to women and 36% of...

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