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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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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Executive Summit 2022

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Executive Summit 2022

For the past few days, Denominator have participated in Opal Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Executive Summit 2022. The days have been filled amazing sessions and networking and Anders A. L. Rodenberg and Kristian Wredstroem also had great one-to-ones with many inspiring DEI leaders. We are happy that this summit was in-person, as physical events allows us to meet and connect with new...

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DEI performance on companies in South Africa

DEI performance on companies in South Africa

Last month, the SPROWT Foundation launched the 1st edition of The Genderful Society Exhibition through its PIONEER Leadership Network for Women in partnership with Mozambican Fashion Week (MFW): an exhibition aimed at raising awareness about Gender and Diversity & Inclusion through art and culture in Maputo, Mozambique. Being the first exhibition of its kind in Mozambique, it hosted a series...

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Denominator at Davos

Denominator at Davos

Last week, Denominator had the opportunity to speak and share DEI data and scores at various events and sessions during the virtual World Economic Forum. We had hoped to meet our partners and new inspiring people physically in Davos, but circumstances wanted it differently. With all things considered, we still enjoyed many great sessions joined by many exciting people. This year's official...

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Denominator commits to Women’s Empowerment Principle

Denominator commits to Women’s Empowerment Principle

Last year, Denominator committed to Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The initiative currently has 5.788 committed companies worldwide and Denominator is one of 233 companies in the US. You can find WEPs signatories here. WEPs are a primary vehicle for corporate delivery on gender equality dimensions of the 2030 agenda and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By joining the...

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