Today, Bloomberg announced that companies can submit their gender-related data via the Gender-Equality Index (GEI) Reporting Framework, to be considered for inclusion in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). As the GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies that have demonstrated their commitment to gender equality in the workplace, itis fast-becoming a valuable reference for investors who are fulfilling ESG-related portfolio mandates.
By Kiersten Barnet, Global Head of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
At this week’s Bloomberg Global Business Forum, the world’s most influential leaders from across the public and private sector convened to discuss the theme of restoring global stability. In addition to providing a venue for meaningful conversations on the climate crisis and the importance of collaboration, the event featured a roundtable titled Gender Equality: Close the Gap, Drive Returns that covered the economic impacts of gender equality.
May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ The submission period for the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) opened today to more public companies around the world than ever before. Now in its third year, the GEI recognizes companies that are committed to transparency in gender reporting and offer best-in-class policies and practices in support of women in the workforce. Nearly 6,000 companies in 84 countries will have the opportunity to disclose their data using Bloomberg’s gender reporting framework.