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S&P500: Denominator data used for new research by the Stockholm School of Economics on potential diversity washing

S&P500: Denominator data used for new research by the Stockholm School of Economics on potential diversity washing

Denominator data used for new research by Stockholm School of Economics on potential diversity washing in S&P500 companies. The study explores if the recent increase in gender and ethnic representation could be linked to a form of impression management rather than genuine diversity efforts by looking at the recycling phenomenon where board members serve or are being recycled on multiple...

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Anna Riese: Summer Intern at Denominator

Anna Riese: Summer Intern at Denominator

During this summer, Anna Riese was a Summer Intern at Denominator. We very much appreciated Anna’s great work and although the internship was brief, she quickly developed a good understanding of Denominator and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion which resulted in her successfully delivering on all of her tasks and being well-liked by her colleagues.  Anna grew up in Germany but due to her...

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Denominator partners with FINBOURNE to empower Buy Side with DEI data

Denominator partners with FINBOURNE to empower Buy Side with DEI data

New York, London, Copenhagen, Singapore 23 August 2022. Denominator today announces a new partnership with FINBOURNE Technology, a SaaS investment data management provider. The partnership aims to closely support the global Buy Side, as it responds to increasing demands for DEI transparency, amid a new generation of value-based investors. The integration of Denominator’s unique data set is a...

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World Economic Forum: Global Gender Gap Report 2022

World Economic Forum: Global Gender Gap Report 2022

It will take 132 years to close the global gender gap.  On 13 July, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published the Global Gender Gap Report 2022 outlining the grave impacts of multiple and compounding global crises, particularly around the decline in women’s workforce outcomes and the increasing global gender gap which risks compromising the fifth UN Global Goal of gender equality.  The 2022...

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World Economic Forum 2022: New generation of leaders?

World Economic Forum 2022: New generation of leaders?

Top leaders from governments, organizations, and businesses will meet this week at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. Although they come from different parts of the world, representing different cultures, one thing they all have in common is age.     According to Denominator’s data, the average age of executives and corporate boards are in the late 50s and early 60s with regional...

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Womenomics 2022: Sustainable growth through inclusive leadership

Womenomics 2022: Sustainable growth through inclusive leadership

Sustainable growth through inclusive leadership. If companies want to stay ahead in the competition for future talents, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is not nice to have, but need to have. DEI strongly affects companies’ innovation and performance, it’s hardcore business and like any other important financial aspect, companies need to set targets and create clear accountability. With a full...

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New Strategic Partnership with Above & Beyond

New Strategic Partnership with Above & Beyond

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Above & Beyond Group, an international strategic consultancy with Nordic origins. Above & Beyond specializes in road mapping diversity and inclusion strategies, strengthening balanced leadership, accelerating transformation, while also enhancing employer branding. As Denominator provides quantifiable DEI ratings and data in a market that...

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We Need a Renewed Focus on Goal 5: Gender Equality

We Need a Renewed Focus on Goal 5: Gender Equality

Over the last years, we have seen more women represented in companies and breaking the glass ceiling. Even in industries traditionally dominated by men with women such as Maggie Timoney, CEO of Heineken USA, and Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube. We have also seen a rise in young successful female entrepreneurs like Sara Blakely, Founder and CEO of Spanx, where Blackstone bought the majority stake...

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Illinois Corporate Board Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation Report 2021

Illinois Corporate Board Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation Report 2021

Initial evidence: DEI improves with DEI transparency. Improving gender and race/ethnicity representation among corporate leaders and boards of directors has become an important goal for firms, shareholders, and other stakeholders. Richard Benton and Eunmi Mun from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have just published the new Illinois Corporate Board Diversity, Inclusion, and...

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DEI efforts are under-funded in company budgets

DEI efforts are under-funded in company budgets

Is your company planning on making DEI a (more) prioritized matter in 2022? Denominator have earlier shared data on companies' efforts on disability. The insights revealed that companies with a higher revenue have stronger efforts on disability than companies with lower revenue. Is the same correlation true between revenue size and DEI budgets? A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Budgets &...

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