Success Stories: How Gender-Balanced Leadership Improves the Bottom Line

Catalyst Corporation has found that “the group of companies with the highest representation of women on their top management teams experienced better financial performance than the group of companies with the lowest women’s representation. This finding holds for both financial measures analyzed: Return on Equity (ROE), which is 35.1 percent higher, and Total Return to Shareholders (TRS), which is 34.0 percent higher.”
A number of companies we’ve worked with have specifically proven Catalyst’s conclusions. These companies brought gender intelligence training into their corporate culture because, like the CEO we mentioned at the outset of this chapter, they saw how much ...

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