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Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?

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 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

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New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

Closing the Gender Data Gap: A Conversation with Emily Courey Pryor of Data2X

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"If we have a better idea of how women are participating in the economy, or how they are not participating or how they are excluded from the economy, we can build policies that better enable that participation." - Emily Courey Pryor

Data Shows Business Outperforms With Women

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Matthew Winkler and Angela Sun
(With assistance from Shin Pei)

The World Economic Forum recently released the most comprehensive report to date on global gender equality. It showed that women will get equal pay – in 170 years.

While the news may be disheartening for women and gender equality advocates, it’s particularly grim for another audience: investors.

Best Practices for Accelerating Gender Balance in the Workplace

By: Rohini Anand
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Early this year McKinsey and LeanIn.org  released their  Women in the Workplace report, which found that women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership.

RBS Recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Originally posted by RBS.

RBS is one of 52 firms recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI).
The index provides investors and organisations with standardised aggregate data across company gender statistics; employee policies; gender-conscious product offerings; and external community support and engagement.

Voya Financial Recognized in 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Posted on 3bl.

NEW YORK, January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI) for its strong commitment to gender parity. Voya was recognized as a leader among its peers in the 2017 index, which includes only 52 firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Americas.

National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano, Keynotes DreamWeek Awards Luncheon

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SAN ANTONIO, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano, will have the honor of acting as the keynote speaker for DreamWeek San Antonio’s DreamVoice Awards Luncheon. This event will take place at The Pearl Stable on January 13, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The purpose of this awards luncheon is to honor courageous leaders in the local community that seek to improve equality for people of all backgrounds.

Bloomberg is Named a Best Place to Work 2017 by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Earlier today, Bloomberg was named one of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, receiving a perfect score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Sodexo Earns Top Marks for Ninth Consecutive Year on HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Support for LGBT employees at Sodexo earns the company 100 percent on HRC Foundation’s 15th annual scorecard and recognition as Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management and food service operations, earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the ninth consecutive year on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality.

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