Asset managers bump up number of UK firms on Bloomberg's 2019 gender diversity index

Three asset management giants make the list

Laura Dew
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Asset managers and financial firms have led a strong increase in the representation of UK firms in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality index (GEI), which have quadrupled in number since last year.

The 2019 Gender Equality index has selected some 230 companies globally that are committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women's equality in the workplace - more than double the size of the previous year's list. Firms were asked to voluntarily disclose how they promote gender diversity in their statistics, policies, community engagement and products & services. Those which scored above a global threshold were included in the index.  2018's key diversity initiatives In the UK, 2019 sees the addition of five new financial firms to the list, three of which are hous...

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