We maintain a searchable knowledge bank of a selection of key reports and publications on gender diversity, female leadership, women on boards, flexible working and other related issues.
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Gender Diversity, Leadership
Diversity Matters- 2014 – McKinsey & Company, global study of diversity and business performance.
When women thrive businesses thrive – Mercer’s gender-diversity research with 164 organizations in 28 countries.
Women in Financial Services 2014 – Oliver Wyman. An international study of women working in Financial Services.
Gender diversity snapshot 2014 – New Financial. A study of women working in 200 companies in capital markets across Europe
Think, Act, Report – mending the gap 2014 – Government Equalities Office (UK) 3 years on from the initiative to have greater transparency on reporting of gender in the workplace.
Next generation diversity: developing tomorrow’s female leaders 2014 – PwC with World Economic Forum. A report on how best to manage and develop future talent.
Progress Report 2014 – Response of the Government of the United Kingdom and its Devolved Administrations to the UNECE Questionnaire on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and the Outcome of the Twenty- Third Special Session of the General Assembly (2000).
Opting for an MBA Education? A Gender Analysis 2014 – Cambridge Judge Business School.
Everyday moments of truth 2014 – Bain Report exploring why women’s careers don’t progress.
From Classroom to Boardroom 2014 – Grant Thornton International Business Report. Women in Business – The Path to the Boardroom.
Career Playbook Women in Leadership 2014 – Korn Ferry. Practical tips for women in leadership.
Gender Balance in Global Sport 2014 – Women in Boards. Reviews the gender metrics in global sport and finds the performance of most organisations below par when it comes to women on their boards.
Progressing Female Talent 2014 – Talking Talent. An examination of the working environment for women and mothers and seeks to understand what organisations are doing to support female career progression.
Through Both Eyes – the case for a gender lens in STEM 2014 – BCS, the chartered institute for IT, and E-skills UK with Science Grrl. A study with recommendations on how to encourage girls to study STEM subjects and women to take up STEM careers.
Women’s Business Council Report, One Year On June 2014 – Government Equalities Office (UK), Women’s Business Council Report, Maximising Women’s Contribution to Future Economic Growth, further recommendations following 2013 Report.
The Role Models who Sustain Medical Women’s Career Engagement 2014 – Medical Women’s Federation, a research study.undertaken by Dr Kim Peters and Prof Michelle Ryan from the College of Life and Environmental Science at Exeter University.
21st Century Law Firm Inheriting a New World 2014 – Eversheds, a global study examining what young lawyers want from their careers and their employers.
Project 28-40 The Report 2014 – Opportunity Now and PWC, results of survey of 25,000 women and men with plenty of stats, quotes from survey participants and recommendations.
The FTSE100 Female Report March 2014 – Cranfield University, Annual report showing female leadership in FTSE companies.
Executive Search Firms Voluntary Code March 2014 – Report following the Voluntary Code of Conduct drawn up by the executive search community in 2011 in response to the recommendations of the Davies Review.
Tomorrow’s Global Leaders Report 2014 – Report by Tomorrow’s Company on How to build a culture that ensures women reach the top.
Cracking the Code 2014 – Report produced by KPMG, YSC and the 30% Club on myths and truths about developing women as corporate leaders.
Mining for Talent 2014 – Women in Mining, Review of women on boards in the mining industry.
Gender Parity Study 2014 – KPMG with King’s College London, how CEOs talk about gender parity.
Shared Parental Leave Report 2014 – Institute of Leadership and Management, new legislation and how to implement.
Flexible Working Summary – 2013 – Institute of Leadership and Management, summary of recent research on topic.
Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements for CEOs – 2012 – Future of Work Institute.
Facts and Figures
First British Women -a by no means complete summary of “first” women to achieve significant landmarks in the UK. First compiled by Women in the City as part of IWD 2014 (add a name to our First British Women)
Women in IT Survey 2014 – BCS. Results of a Survey of 5000 BCS members to discover how best to encourage women into IT
Global Gender Gap Report 2014 – World Economic Forum. The Global Gender Gap and its Implications and Country Profiles.
Women and Work The Facts 2014 – Opportunity Now
Analysis of the Gender Pay Gap 2014 – Government Equalities Office
Violence against women: an EU-wide survey 2014 – interviews with 42,000 women across
Gender Equality Timeline – influences from 1860 to 2005 (people, campaigns, legislation)28 Member States.