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More than 38% of all independent board seats filled by Fortune 500 companies in 2017 went to women. That’s the largest percentage of new female directors since we began tracking the figure in 2009—yet progress remains slow.
Heidrick & Struggles’ Journey to the Top leadership forum in Shanghai, China, brought together female leaders from major international life sciences companies to explore the path to leadership for aspiring women.
Future-proofing business success involves maximizing the benefits of creative destruction and addressing five key challenges.
Executives who view small changes in isolation risk missing their much larger potential for global impact.
Heidrick & Struggles expands our annual analysis of incoming board directors to Europe, tracking industry experience and diversity in gender and nationality in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
The view from the C-suite still looks nothing like the diverse world outside, so how can leaders address this?
The blockbuster film excels at depicting women of color in positions of authority, presenting a welcome new narrative of representation and empowerment still lacking in many corporations. By addressing some key issues at play, hiring managers can help to effect change.
Heidrick & Struggles is proud sponsor of the Changeboard Future Talent Conference 2018, taking place at The Royal Geographic Society in London on March 22, 2018.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, leaders should consider taking these simple steps to champion change and promote gender parity in their organizations.
Ensure a smoother transition and increase your chances of success in your new role. Here’s how.
Achieving gender parity in the upper echelons of the European financial services sector is proving difficult. One particularly effective tactic—individual sponsorship—is often overlooked.
Camber Outdoors’ “CEO Pledge” is helping companies improve outcomes for women in the outdoor industry. Learn more in our interviews with the current or former CEOs of Brooks Running Company, Burton Snowboards, CamelBak, and REI.
In this interview, the former outfielder discusses coming out publicly after leaving the sport, his role as MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, and the lessons that could help companies with their efforts to foster and promote diversity.
Bill Bradley speaks with David Casey, vice president of workforce strategies and chief diversity officer at CVS Health, about building an inclusive company culture.
In 2016, Fortune 500 boards, which filled a record number of seats, made strides toward greater diversity, appointing more Hispanic directors than ever. But women directors lost ground. Learn more about the latest trends in board composition and experience in this year’s Board Monitor.
Hong Kong’s slow progress does not compare favorably with global counterparts. A report from Community Business and Heidrick & Struggles highlights the stark challenges—and what it will take to improve.
Surprising as it sounds, many executives fail to grasp how diversity is relevant to meeting their day-to-day responsibilities. Time for that to change.
Companies need more leaders who cultivate foresight, courage, resilience, and openness to diverse views.
A documentary filmmaker and a panel of technology executives discuss the challenge of achieving gender diversity in the computer science industry.