Press Releases

For chapter-specific media enquiries please refer to the Contact section for each individual country chapter.
For general press/ media enquiries: 

media@30percentclub.org 
Jamie Brookes +44 7769 900 417
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Georgina Whittle + 44 20 3128 8528

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30% Club highlights the importance of diversity in the Higher Education sector

The 30% Club, along with key supporters from universities, businesses, government and media, convened this month for the 30% Club Higher Education Chair & Leadership Seminar to discuss the importance of diversity in the Higher Education sector.

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Female students fear their gender will influence their pay and career progression in later life

Students also wary of sectors with reputation for gender inequality

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Looking beyond corporate boards

Director term limits and corporate governance codes, but not quotas, help boost female representation in top executive positions, finds new study from Cambridge Judge Business School and the 30% Club

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Four in Five Female Executives Have Never Served on a Board

Of the women serving in the highest executive roles, 78.5% have yet to serve on a board of directors, according to a new study from Equilar and The U.S. 30% Club. According to Equilar’s BoardEdge database, there are more than 8,500 female Section 16 officers at U.S. public companies, and 6,687 of those have never been on a public company board of directors. Currently, just 1,191 are serving as board members, or 14.0% of the total.

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ESMT Collaborates with the 30% Club to Promote Women Leaders

  • Scholarships for international degree programs and executive education at ESMT
  • ESMT joins other major business schools in effort to increase women in top positions

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30% Club sets new targets for gender diversity

2016 sees objective expanded to FTSE-350 Boards and a new Executive Committee focus

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CEOs suffering from ‘driver fatigue’ when it comes to gender diversity, warns KPMG

  • CEOs committed to change, but often receive minimal backing from investors
  • Europe is home to the world’s “most engrained old boys’ network”, hampering career progress for senior women in parts of the region

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Study shows women more confident in their opportunity to advance, and gender diversity now a top ten

McKinsey study at the 30% Club Leadership Forum reveals real progress as key aspects of gender balance in UK Professional Services partnerships start to shift

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