Reports

These reports from various organisations cover issues and best practices on the topic of women in senior management and in the boardroom, as well as provide gender gap statistics.

You may select to view data for the following annual archives:

  • MONETARY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE: IS BOARD DIVERSITY IMPORTANT FOR FIRM PERFORMANCE AND BOARD INDEPENDENCE?

    This research examines whether there is empirical evidence to support the positive relationship between board diversity and both firm performance and board independence. The research has an Asian focus and uses data from firms listed in Singapore.

  • GRANT THORNTON INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS REPORT 2013: WOMEN IN SENIOR MANAGEMENT: SETTING THE STAGE FOR GROWTH

    This report, based on the latest research from the International Business Report (IBR), explores the global shift in the number of women at the top of the business world and examines ways to make this growth permanent and parity possible.

  • MASTERCARD – ANNUAL INDEX OF WOMEN’S ADVANCEMENT

    Although women in Asia Pacific are increasingly more educated than their male counterparts, progress towards gender parity is still sluggish – especially in the areas of business leadership, business ownership and political participation.
     

  • MCKINSEY & COMPANY – DIVERSITY MATTERS REPORT

    For several years McKinsey & Company has been developing research and initiatives on the topic of diversity in the workplace. The first report, “Women Matter”, published in 2007, identified a positive relationship between corporate performance and elevated presence of women in the workplace in several Western European countries, including the UK, France, and Germany. McKinsey has since expanded the focus of its research on the relationship between performance and diversity to include diversity in race and ethnicity and sexual orientation as well as gender.

  • ACTIONAID – THE COST OF INEQUALITY IN WOMEN’S WORK

    ActionAid’s new report on the ‘Cost of Inequality in Women’s Work’ estimates that women in developing countries would be $9 trillion better off if pay and access to paid work were equal to men’s.  
     

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