Top UK Boards Flatlining in Ethnic Minority Hirings
20th December 2018 45 seconds read
Green Park finds that 48 of FTSE 100 companies, still have no ethnic minority on their board and at current rates of progress – one extra company every year – it will be 2066 before they meet the target that was set out by the Government-backed Parker Review.
However, diversity efforts are paying off for females who now hold almost 40% of Non-Executive Director roles.
Raj Tulsiani, CEO of Green Park comments: “The corporate pipeline is slowly adding women to the mainstream – but largely still only white women; and the pipeline marked ‘black men’ remains resolutely empty. As a result, overall progress is stalling, and in practice it may mean that we risk failing to hit the Parker target.”
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