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The Value of Diversity and Inclusion webinar

On Monday 5th October we hosted a Zoom webinar with expert business leaders discussing the value of diversity, inclusion, and what businesses need to do to capture it.


Alison Maitland - Co-author of “Indivisible: Radically rethinking inclusion for sustainable business results”, Dr Heather Melville OBE - PwC, Chris Parke - Talking Talent, the panel moderator will be GWLP Director, Dr Canan Kocabasoglu Hillmer

Fireside chat with Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson

CGWLP director Dr Canan Kocabasoglu Hillmer was recently joined by Sir Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson OBE for a fireside chat on women on boards and the Hampton-Alexander review.

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Cass Business School welcome Sir Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson OBE of The Hampton-Alexander Review to Bunhill Row for a discussion on the importance of gender equity on boards.

“We need to have talent equally distributed – it’s good for business to have the best people and that should include women.  We have learned the lesson from the financial crisis when boards were stuffed with men.  Diversity is important for rich debate and boards need people who will ask difficult questions.”

Read the full story, The importance of gender equality on FTSE/