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Ethnicity

Now that I have your attention

By Gavin Lewis, Head of UK Institutional Distribution at Vanguard. Member of Diversity Project’s Steering Committee and Co-lead of Ethnicity Workstream. "1982. My father left my mother, my sister and me. I was four years old 1985. Tottenham riots Now that I have your attention... I have always...

So, can we talk? #talkaboutblack

Imagine watering your parched lawn, hosepipe in hand on a scorching hot summer’s day, when suddenly the flowing water stops. Not even a trickle! As you glance back, you realise there’s a kink in the hosepipe. You un-kink the hose but, still, no water...

Diversity in investment management benchmarking study

The purpose of this study: Understand the level of diversity in the investment and savings industry in the UK, primarily in Investment Management roles Determine what it would take to improve diversity, including any goals to be set for the industry Understand the motivation of employees in the...

The Diversity Project/Mercer Benchmarking Study

This landmark study sponsored by the Diversity Project seeks to understand why and how the industry needs to evolve to build a more diverse profession. The objective of the research is to understand: Experience, qualifications, backgrounds and motivations of the people who work in the UK investment...

Top 400: Diversity - The Buy-Side Club

As evidence mounts to prove that diverse investment teams achieve better risk-adjusted returns, asset managers are recognising the need to improve the diversity of their workforce. Recruiting more women, ethnic minorities and people with different...

Why is Diversity Important?

Good decision-making in any organisation rests upon good governance. In other words, it’s about ensuring the right people are around the table to debate ideas and challenge views which have been put forward in order to come to a decision in a robust...

The need for Diversity

If we are to understand the world around us, to make reliable financial decisions for our clients and to do so in the context of the societies and economies within which we operate, we need to bring to the task a diversity of mindset and approach....

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