How To Engage Men In Women’s Leadership Issues

While businesses around the world are working to increase diversity and promote gender equity, there is still significant room for improvement. Looking across Fortune 500 companies, 85 percent of executive leadership is male.

Research proves that having a higher percentage of women as board directors generates various business benefits including a 53 percent higher return on equity, 42 percent higher return on sales and 66 percent higher return on invested capital.

Companies that aren’t committed to advancing women in leadership positions are missing out on these opportunities to drive business growth and deliver higher levels of customer value. Despite the focus and attention on diversity and the plentiful research proving the significantly differentiating importance of gender equity, there is still clearly a vast gap between men and women in these roles.

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