Research and our everyday experience show that more executive-board diversity improves team creativity and financial performance.
Companies with greater gender diversity are15% likelier to outperform their peers, while those with less lag.
Gender diversity in the workplace brings a wider array of skill sets to a company, improving productivity. This is backed by multiples studies.
The question is: are companies bringing more women into leadership?
Surveys of companies across the globe shows this is happening in most regions and industries.
In Western Europe, the male-female ratio is more GENDER DIVERSITY balanced, at 75.6% versus 24.4%,.up from a 78/22 ratio in 2016.
One reason for the improvement is that the European Commission is promoting gender diversity, with a target of reaching 40% women on the boards of large listed companies, up from 23.3% in April 2016.