Jane Portas, partner at PwC and lead author of the IWF manifesto
With improved gender equality comes better business results, so Intelligent Insurer spoke to business leaders about the current climate of change and what re/insurers can do to accelerate it.
Gender equality is often thought of as a women’s issue, but many senior business leaders will argue that it is a societal issue that has implications for us all.
“The business case for gender equality has been made,” says Inga Beale, highlighting the array of studies detailing the benefits of greater equality to business and the global economy.
The former chief executive officer of Lloyd’s of London, who is now leading her own company, Noringa Consulting, is not wrong. Ongoing research from McKinsey shows that the business benefits of equality range from stronger financial performance to greater innovation.
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