How to lead the charge on diversity and inclusion
According to our friends over at Women Count 2021 from their annual report, one of the immediate steps that companies can take is to put Human Resource Directors (HRDs) on the main board. Not only are HRDs pivotal to any discussion of talent and development, women account for almost three quarters of all HRDs in FTSE 350 companies. This will naturally create more diverse inputs to boards: improving decisions, rapidly improving female representation at senior level, and lay strong foundations for better decisions on leadership today and in the future.
Improve diversity at the top levels