The slow but steady progress to achieve gender equality in business has come under serious threat from the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest annual survey of Women in the Workplace from McKinsey finds as many as two million women are considering leaving the workforce due to pressures in remote working arising from the pandemic. The issue […]
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Companies are throwing away money by not actively supporting and promoting women to their executive ranks and supervisory boards. That’s a major finding of a new report on women in leadership just released by Cornerstone International Group. Expertly assembled by FTM-International, our member office in Berlin, “Women in Leadership” examines the sluggish gender parity drive […]
For five years, a report on women leaders has studied 590 companies employing 22 milllion people, finding a failure that lasts a lifetime.
In 2005, long before Norway had begun to implement quotas for women in the boardroom, Elena Terol stepped out of a distinguished corporate career in talent acquisition to start her own executive search firm in Spain. She knew what she wanted. Elena hired women partners for her company, ExcellentSearch, the Cornerstone member company in Madrid. […]
With International Women’s Day approaching March 8, the latest Economist has a timely look at the progress made by women joining corporate boards in the last decade. It was 10 years ago that Norway decreed that 40% of the directors of listed companies must be women. At the time, the percentage in major countries was […]
Management Boards in Europe and Central Europe have been slowly undergoing changes. On the one hand, the US and the UK investment companies have invested in several local Banks, turning them around and changing the profiles of the new board in South East Europe as well as the fall-out of Brexit with UK banks entering […]
We’ve just marked International Women’s Day and wouldn’t it be nice if we could celebrate increased diversity in business leadership? We can if we really think 3% an improvement.