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The 30% Club has teamed up with London Business School (LBS) to launch a full scholarship aimed at women in leadership positions with C-Suite potential. This scholarship is part of a growing 30% Club initiative to increase the progression of women to senior executive positions by encouraging more females to undertake academic professional development. Current research indicates a much higher proportion of men participate in business school-led programmes; the 30% Club aims to address this imbalance.
New guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission today advises companies, search firms and recruitment agencies about positive steps that can be taken to improve the representation of women on boards.
To help companies make full use of positive measures available under the Equality Act 2010, the guidance includes a range of steps that can be taken to improve gender representation on boards such as:
At a seminar in London today hosted by Goldman Sachs, the 30% Club set out the next steps for accelerating changetowards better gender balance from ‘schoolroom to boardroom’. Key industry leaders met to review what needs to be done to build on the current momentum through a number of initiatives and a collaborative approach – #30pcnextsteps.
June 19, 2014 – Last night, the United States arm of the 30% Club, a group of Chairs and CEOs committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organizations through voluntary actions, held its first event at Bloomberg LP in New York.
The conference brought together global industry leaders to discuss ways to accelerate the rate of change and achieve a target of 30% female board members and C-Suite executives in the U.S. by 2020. Results will be measurable, thanks to six-monthly updates on narrow and broad global indices from BoardEx.*
June 18, 2014 – Today, the United States arm of the 30% Club, a group of Chairs and CEOs committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organizations through voluntary actions, will hold its first event at Bloomberg LP in New York.
EY have released a new piece of research into the world’s largest 100 utilities by revenue shows that women represent only 4% of executive board positions. As the power and utilities (P&U) sector faces transformational change, diverse boards can help to boost business performance and innovation. EY’s list of the top 20 global utilities with the most women on boards sets a baseline for measuring progress going forward.
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April 29, 2014 – The 30% Club, a group of Chairs and CEOs committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organisations through voluntary actions, announced its official launch in the United States today. Peter Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg L.P., will serve as founding U.S. Chair. The organisation launches with 24 Founding Supporters.