The search for proof of a link between responsible business and investment return is still in its early days. But the data are clear in one area: diverse companies make better investments.
The popularity of sustainable investing has soared with assets under management reaching $31tn in 2018, up from $23tn two years earlier, according to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance.
But, for sustainability to truly merge with mainstream investing, evidence needs to be clear of a correlation between environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and investment returns.
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By Jessica Alsford
Source: Financial Times
Networking is a tricky word — especially for women in business. For some, networking conjures up images of crowded rooms full of people in suits exchanging business cards. For others, it might feel like asking someone to do something for you, which can be uncomfortable for many women.
To spot a male ally, start by looking for indicators of growth and opportunity in your workplace. Then, seek out individuals you recognize a practicing allyship behaviors. Beware of performative allyship, where there is no action behind their words. Finally, reach out to establish a relationship.
Unemployment is higher among neurodivergent people. Companies with neurodiversity hiring programmes benefit from having different perspectives in the workplace. Here are some simple steps to help neurodiverse people thrive at work.