When Women Lead, Firms Win

By Jen Dalitz

02 Dec 2019

We are delighted to read this new research by our Corporate Member S&P Global, which has found a correlation between firms with female CEOs and CFOs and the firm’s financial performance.

In one of the most comprehensive examinations, by breadth and time horizon, of gender diversity, to date the study found that while male CEOs outnumber female CEOs by a ratio of 19:1, and 6.5:1 for CFOs, those firms with more women in these key leadership roles consistently outperformed in terms of profitability and shareholder returns.

Key Takeaways

Click here to read the full study – with thanks to our Corporate Member S&P global for sharing.