Tags: Women’s rights

Just 3% of FTSE350 companies have female CEO´s now

Following the announcement that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company to take up the role at Apple, analysis undertaken by S&P Capital IQ reveals that this move means that there will now be only eleven female CEOs at FTSE 350 companies which means that just 3.14% of FTSE 350 companies have female CEOs. But one of…

WBC launches report into boosting women’s role in economy

The Women’s Business Council (WBC) yesterday (4 June) launched a Government report on maximising women’s contribution to economic growth. Chaired by Ruby McGregor Smith CBE, Chief Executive of FTSE250 strategic outsourcing company, MITIE, the WBC is an independent one year working group established by the Government in 2012. Its report, ‘Maximising women’s contribution to future…

Women’s rights campaigners demand equality at the Olympics

Women’s rights campaigners called for an end to sex discrimination at the Olympics, urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ensure there are equal numbers of sports and medals for men and women. Representatives from various European women’s groups met in London for a symbolic burial of the Olympic Charter, saying its principles of condoning…