Global investment firm, Cambridge Associates, has appointed Melinda Wright as Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
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Unigestion, an independent, specialist asset manager, has extended its support for academic research in the financial sector by creating the Women in Finance scholarship with the Swiss Finance Institute at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
Aegon Asset Management has increased female representation across its UK senior management team to more than 35 per cent, exceeding its 2021 target, as part of its commitment to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.
The Institutional Investing Diversity Cooperative's (IIDC) 24 members will begin reporting individual firm diversity statistics using the same definitions and standards the IIDC set for traditional asset managers.
Gender and ethnic diversity of asset managers is coming into focus for major institutional investors over the next year, as foundations and endowments consider including it as an investment policy.
The majority of key professional positions at asset management firms around the world are largely held by white men, at 54.07 per cent, according to data supplied by these firms to eVestment.
A group of UK asset owners are inviting others to sign a new Diversity Charter to tackle a lack of diversity across the fund management industry.
eVestment, a global leader in institutional investment data and analytics, has signed on as a sponsor of Collaborative Women in Investment Management (WIM), a global initiative focused on the advancement and development of female leaders of all backgrounds in the investment and financial services business.
StoneX Group Inc (StoneX) has announced that Tigress Financial Partners (Tigress), a firm it holds a minority stake in, has become the first disabled and woman-owned floor broker to achieve membership on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), effective July 1, 2021. Earlier this year, StoneX made a strategic investment in Tigress and provided access to its infrastructure and global product offering.
Equileap, a provider of gender equality data & insights globally, partnering with Nasdaq to support the launch of its ESG Data Hub.