Do transport and construction industries provide less favorable conditions to the female labor force ?

To try to answer, IDB, Inter-American Development Bank provides a Qualitative and Quantitative analysis of gender occupational segregation in several LAC countries. IDB main purpose is to promote economic and social development in LAC, reduce poverty and increase social equity. Female Participation in The Construction Sector and Transportation Industry Research by Isabel C. Granada, Daniel Pérez […]

What are you doing personally to get more women on your board?

Liderança feminina nas empresas fortalece economia, mostra estudo da EY O Fórum Econômico Mundial estima que, mantidas as tendências atuais, a equidade entre homens e mulheres no ambiente de trabalho só será plenamente alcançada em 2095. Empenhada em acelerar esse processo, a consultoria Ernst & Young (EY) elaborou o Women Fast Forward, estudo que busca […]

Gender diversity and corporate performance

AUGUST 2012:   Is gender diversity to the benefit of all stakeholders? In this report, Credit Suisse extend their analysis of board structure and corporate performance to consider senior management representation, introducing the Credit Suisse Gender 3000. Key statistics from the report: Diversity is in focus today, not just for equality and governance priorities, but for […]

Women’s Participation in Senior Management Positions: Gender Social Relations, Law and Corporate Governance

We provide an empirical overview of women’s under-representation in positions of senior management in Brazil, including the board of directors and “C” level positions. We do so by collecting data on 73,901 top managerial positions of 837 different publicly held companies throughout sixteen years from 1997 until 2012. We find that the proportion of women […]