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The Diversity Project’s Menopause Pledge

The Diversity Project is very pleased to launch it’s Menopause Pledge on World Menopause Day. This is a best ...

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Gender Equality

The goal of the gender equality workstream is to promote cultural and behavioural initiatives that help create an environment in ...

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Best Practice Guide for Working Families Webinar

The Diversity Project in partnership with How Do You Do It launched it’s Best Practice Guide for Working Families. ...

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Webinar: Different types of menopause and menopause like symptoms

The Diversity Project held a short educational session followed by a panel event, with a Q&A session for ...

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Know your value – How to benchmark and negotiate for equal pay

This Cross-Company Mentee online event “Know your value – How to benchmark and negotiate for equal pay”, was held on Thursday 24...

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Male Allies Guide

Male Allies: An untapped and powerful resource as we strive for Gender Equality. A guide for leaders to know where ...

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First-of-its-kind ‘Future Female Fund Managers Programme’ set to move the dial on diversity

The Diversity Project is launching a first-of-its-kind Future Female Fund Managers Programme – an industry wide effort to address the under-representation ...

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International Women’s Day: The Diversity Project’s Three Point Plan to Reach Our 2026 Gender Targets.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 – and in the UK, there is much cause for celebration; women are now ...

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Diversity Project’s International Women’s Day webinar series

The #DiversityProject’s International Women’s Day webinar series on the 8th of March: #BreakingTheBias. We held three consecutive interactive ...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments – Career Progression

Many believe that professionals know where they want to go and how to get there. But in reality, most of ...

Case Study

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Gender Balance by Design

This compendium is a live document show casing case studies of firms that are leading the way towards gender balance ...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments – Mentors

What difference can a mentor make? Does it matter if a mentor is a man or a woman? Should it ...

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Find out more about our focus for the next five years

Marking its fifth anniversary, the Diversity Project reflects on progress and sets out new targets for the next five years....

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Spotlight on Women in Investments : Calling all those with tech transferable skills – the Investment industry needs you!

It’s a myth that you need to have done a maths or economics degree to get a job in ...

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How can men be better allies to women at work?

What’s men’s role in creating gender equality at work? This was the stirring topic covered in the webinar, ‘...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments: Driving Change – Diversity and inclusion in the Investments Industry

Whilst there is still much to do in this space, the industry is actively working on becoming more diverse and ...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments – In business EQ eats IQ for breakfast

What’s the difference between EQ and IQ? Is emotional intelligence misunderstood? Is it confused with ‘being emotional’ and are ...

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Video: Male Allies for Gender Equality

View this video for practical ways men can become better allies. Featuring; Jon Terry, Kathleen Hughes, Mitesh Sheth, Sarai Jacob-Whelan ...

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Janus Henderson Case Study: Recruiting Diverse Talent

All investment companies search for a competitive advantage. Janus Henderson already knew that the diversity of its people and the ...

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Battlefield Surgery and Mental Resilience – a conversation with Surgeon Captain Kate Prior

The Veterans’ and Gender Equality workstreams of the Diversity Project invited you to a Q&A with Surgeon Captain ...

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Oliver Wyman: Making the Invisible Visible

Companies recognize that diverse executive teams drive more innovation and better business outcomes, and in acknowledgment of that have been ...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments – Celebrating our Differences

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we are proud of being women in the Investment and Savings Industry. Listen ...

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Male allyship – how men can become better allies to women

Over the last few years many investment and savings firms have stepped up their focus on tackling gender inequalities and ...

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Continuing to close the gender gap

The financial services industry has been making progress on gender balance in the workforce and this progress is beginning to ...

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Spotlight on Women in Investments – Imposter Phenomenon

A discussion on the Imposter Phenomenon, and find practical tips to help manage it effectively. Gillian Hepburn of Schroders is ...

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The urgent need to focus on the gender agenda amidst the pandemic

During a webinar on 3rd February attended by over 200, the Diversity Project’s CEO gender subgroup and the co-leads of ...

Educational Programmes

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City Hive and #Talkaboutblack Cross-Company Mentoring Scheme 2021

Following their successful inaugural scheme, in 2021, #Talkaboutblack is proud to be collaborating with City Hive, a network for change that ...

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Myth-busting with Iona and Saanvi – Women Flying in Financial Services

Gillian Hepburn of Schroders was joined by Iona Bain, the founder of Young Money Blog, and Saanvi Vasudevan, a final ...

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Panel discussing the urgent need to focus on women in the industry during the pandemic

The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on women’s lives and the potential setback for gender equality was widely discussed, ...

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Wellington Management Case Study: Reverse Mentoring Pilot

The aim was to increase their awareness of how women can experience the work place, by pairing them with a ...

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Diversity Project sets new ambitious targets for women in asset management as part of commitments to Build Back Better

The Diversity Project is relaunching its gender efforts and announcing a new scale of ambition for women in asset management, ...

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FAQs from the Gender Ask Me Anything session: 24th April 2020

FAQs from the Gender Ask Me Anything session on the 24th April 2020....

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Gender Pay Gap deadline suspended for the year

The Gender Pay Gap reporting deadline has been suspended for the year. While companies are understandably focused on Covid19 right ...

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Oliver Wyman Report: Women in financial services 2020

The financial services industry is finally making progress on gender balance in the workforce. Mindsets are shifting and, as a ...

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Investment & Pensions Europe feature on gender equality

The Investment & Pensions Europe website has a guest viewpoint by Ric van Weelden looking at the problems with Gender ...

Podcast

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Leaders with Babies podcast

Dame Helena Morrissey opens up to Verena about her story of combining a leadership career with a large family, how ...

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How Redington successfully embedded diversity and inclusion

Mitesh and Lee share their experiences, learning and thoughts on improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) and are keen ...

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Media spotlight on our new report and #Time2Deliver event

Following the launch of our new analysis showing the gender pay gap in the investment management sector has deteriorated, there ...

Guide

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Mind the gap: Investment management community needs to apply more than just lip service to pay equality

New analysis shows the gender pay gap in the investment management sector has deteriorated, leading to the second worst performance ...

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Addressing barriers to Diversity in portfolio management: Performance continuity and turnover

The loss of performance continuity through leave of absence and the impact of low team turnover on diverse talent of ...

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Case studies: advancing diversity in portfolio management: performance continuity & turnover

Case studies to demonstrate good examples supporting the initiative – advancing diversity in portfolio management: performance continuity & turnover. Featuring case ...

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The Gender Pensions Gap – can it be closed?

Women in their late 50s have around 50% less pension savings than men according to a report from the Pensions Policy ...

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Promise progress or failure to prioritise gender pay – May 2019

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Closing the Gap: Addressing the Gender Pay Gap – The Investment Association

The purpose of the report is to showcase how member firms are proactively addressing their gender pay gaps through the ...

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Solving the Problem of the Lack of Gender Diversity in Asset Management

In a recent FT interview, Legal and General’s Helena Morrissey said the impetus to get more women to the ...

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New video features gender equality role models

The Diversity Project has launched a new video, featuring role models for gender equality....

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Godliman Sector Overview – Women in Asset Management, Fixed Income overview

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Reducing the gender pay gap and improving gender equality in organisations: Evidence-based actions for employers

Employers have asked us which actions are likely to improve recruitment and progression of women and reduce the gender pay ...

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Spotlight on Women in Asset Management (Fixed Income) – Godliman Partners

Our Fixed Income research consists of 5871 Investment professionals, across Credit, Rates, Macro and Private Debt, from Heads of teams to ...

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Gender balance at Standard Life Aberdeen October 2018

We aim for an inclusive workplace where everyone feels they can be themselves and are valued for what they bring. ...

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Mandatory Gender Pay Gap Reporting 30 September 2018 update

With the first year of gender pay reporting now behind us a number of organisations are starting to disclose their ...

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Aviva Equal Parenting Leave Programme: Removing the barriers to career progression

We believe that unconscious bias in hiring and promotions is inevitable in any system that treats men and women differently ...

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Aviva Parent Coaching Programme: Supporting parents for a more diverse industry

We know how important it is for our employees to feel supported — especially when it comes to having a child. ...

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Aviva Women in Leadership Programme: Accelerating Leadership from the Inside Out

The Aviva Group launched their global Accelerating Leadership from the Inside Out Talent Programme in 2017 to develop more female leaders, ...

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Bridging the Gap

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#ActionNotWords: Diversity Project Annual Event

Over 320 investment industry professionals attended this Diversity Project’s Industry Event, kindly sponsored by HSBC Global Asset Management and hosted ...

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Why are there so few women in UK asset management?

Consultations conducted between March and June 2018 with senior women and minority men in UK asset management about the potential causes ...

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Mandatory UK gender pay reporting – the story so far

Following the introduction of Mandatory UK gender pay reporting, this report by PWC looks at the story so far....

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Gender pay gap reporting Investment Management

The 5th of April 2018 marks the end of the first year of disclosures under the new UK gender pay gap ...

Guide

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Gender Equality – Guidance for Leaders

Leaders set the tone in an organisation and, therefore, if diverse talent is going to join and thrive in your ...

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Gender Equality – Guidance for Managers

Managers play a critical role in achieving an inclusive culture in organisations. It is they who run meetings, determine work ...

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Gender Equality – Guidance for Organisations

Organisational structures, processes and culture may all, inadvertently, disadvantage some groups and privilege others. There are a number of organisational ...

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Overview of the issues that triggered the diversity project

The Diversity Project, run by and for the savings and investment industry, seeks to raise awareness on issues related to ...

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Mind the gap – the gender pay Gap in the investment industry

What is the gender pay gap? The gender pay gap reporting requirements require all organisations employing more than 250 to report ...

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Mind The Gap – The Gender Pay Gap In The Investment Industry

Mind The Gap – The Gender Pay Gap in the Investment Industry. Find out innovative ways to address your company’s ...

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What advice I would give my younger self – for International Women’s Day 2018

A flyer with advice from Diversity Project Ambassadors – “what advice I would give my younger self”. Complied for International Women’...

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Progressing gender diversity at Standard Life Aberdeen

Aberdeen Asset Management plc and Standard Life plc were delighted to be among the first signatories to the HM Treasury ...

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Gender Pay – Mind the Gap

It’s rare that a week goes by without there being something in the news about gender pay. From the ...

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Outnumbered but not outpaced: why it matters that there are so few female fund managers

In recent years, the financial services sector has dramatically shifted its approach to diversity with a raft of proactive policies ...

Case Study

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Aviva Investors launches maternity coaching programme

Aviva investors launches maternity coaching programme to attract, retain and nurture talent. Aviva Investors fully supports The Diversity Project’s ...

Case Study

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Women in Finance at Legal & General

Legal & General is pleased to be involved with initiatives like the Diversity Project and the Women in Finance Charter ...