Europe leads the way in gender diversity at board level

Kathleen Gallagher
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There are stark geographical differences when it comes to female board participation in fund's underlying companies, according to research from MSCI for International Investment's sister title Investment Week.  Figures reveal that while over half of funds focused on Europe have an average female board participation of at least 30%, just 8.5% of funds focused on Asia can claim the same in 2022.  "On an aggregate basis, developed market funds perform better on portfolio level female board participation versus emerging market peers," explained Rumi Mahmood, senior associate at MSCI. B...

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