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If There's Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There's Statistically No Chance She'll be Hired

There are more CEOs of large U.S. Companies who are named David (4.5%) than there are CEOs who are women (4.1%).

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Red Line Voting - A New Paradigm in Responsible Investing

Pension Trustees should take into account environmental and social issues that are financially material to their investments, as well as corporate governance matters. This was the conclusion of the Law Commission's 2014 Report on Fiduciary Duties of Investment Intermediaries.

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Going Public: Diversity Disclosures by Large UK Firms

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) information as part of the emerging global trend for non-financial information is increasingly being taken into account by companies in decision-making, with the board, management and shareholders all requiring trustworthy, robust non-financial data as part of any analyses of corporate governance risks and opportunities and their impact on the economic performance of an investment.

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Tips on how to Develop an Inclusive Recruitment Practice

Organisations are often blind to many aspects of their people selection processes, as they tend to occur outside of the standard day-to-day number crunching cycle. Yet where we find the best talent, and the processes we must develop in order to achieve that, can have a huge impact on the organisation's future prospects. This issue provides some good practice tips on an important aspect of this, namely how to conduct a 'valid job analysis'.

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Is It Because I'm Black?

Is race discrimination a primary cause of the employment disparities experienced by some minority groups. Or is the picture, perhaps a little more complicated? This blog explores some of the research on the subject of 'stereotype threat'. How this can sometimes lead to self-handicapping outcomes for minority groups and takes a cursory look at some of the measures organisations can deploy, to try and alleviate it.

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