As 2018 draws to a close, there has never been more visibility in business on the lack of women in leadership.
Companies addressing gender imbalance, as part of the drive to align corporate purpose to changing societal expectations, are building the greatest trust in their stakeholders. Rising public awareness and grass-roots focus from employees, will help quicken the pace. But we need to ask what more is required.
The Hampton-Alexander Review (the Review), which is an independent, business-led initiative supported by Government, builds on the success of its predecessor, the Davies Review. In 2016 the Review set fve key Recommendations aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions of FTSE 350 companies. This third annual report assesses progress, shines a spotlight on emerging best practice and current challenges.