Are you on the crest of the diversity wave – or struggling to catch up?

An article by Advanced Boardroom Excellence for INFORMED, the quarterly magazine of The Investor Relations Society, Autumn issue 2014, no 84.

Ensuring that the board has a good response to external questions about diversity is a vital part of the IRO’s work. Helen Pitcher looks at the issues involved in this area.

When surveying the landscape of board effectiveness there are many aspects which impinge on the opportunities for creating and destroying shareholder value. At Advanced Boardroom Excellence (ABE) we have recently published a report on diversity, with a focus on female talent in organisations. This report shouts loud and clear as to the underuse of economic resource which is, in turn, flowing out of organisations.