Investment Week | Board gender parity delayed to 2059 at current pace
4th June 2018 31 seconds read
New research conducted by Green Park reveals Institutional pension fund investors are increasingly determining investments based on the diversity of the corporate boards. A large majority of institutional pension fund investors say that both the gender (83 per cent) and ethnic (73 per cent) composition of corporate boards is now a consideration when deciding their investment strategy.
Over the next 12 months, UK pension funds are set to become more activist in line with US compatriots – putting pressure on companies to improve CSR, content controls and environmental performance. Corporate boards need to urgently review their talent pipelines and recruitment strategies and processes if they wish to attract future investment
This article was published in Marginalia on the 1st of June, 2018. To read the full Marginalia article, click here.