Diversity in Leadership:
What Our Data Tells Us

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Inclusive Culture through Diversity

In 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced new guidance encouraging companies to report on how they take diversity into consideration, when making decisions about the composition of their boards.

The World’s Most Ethical Companies® (WME) honorees have long recognized the benefits of building an inclusive culture through diversity—which comes as no surprise as there is increasing investor pressure to boost diversity, driven by research linking it to financial performance.

Download this infographic for key insights into how companies address board diversity.

To download the full research report, see below.

Leading Practices and Trends from the World’s Most Ethical Companies®: Volume 1

This research report keys in on three main themes: 1) diversity at the highest levels of the organization, 2) how leading companies embrace transparency in building an open-door culture, and 3) how Honorees have set the standard for written standards. It also identifies developing trends and showcases year-over-year comparisons for certain data points.

This year’s World’s Most Ethical Companies® included 128 organizations who are recognized for exemplifying and advancing corporate citizenship, transparency and the standards of integrity. The honorees span 21 countries and 50 industries and include 16 first-time honorees and eight companies that have been named to the list every year since 2007.

Insights from their best practices will be shared through research reports published throughout 2019.