Investors around the global are increasingly making investment decisions based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles, thereby compelling organisations to incorporate these within their strategy and operations.
Board composition based on diversity and inclusion is a key ESG parameter, yet female representation at board level remains low. Our research shows that competent female talent with high potential to be successful board directors can be found in organisations of all sizes. Yet, these hidden gems are often overlooked for a variety of reasons, including resource constraints.
As a forward thinking organisation, you can push the gender-diversity agenda further and help grow the pipeline of competent female board directors by sponsoring a candidate to participate in the Pathway20 development programme.
By sponsoring a candidate, you will also aligning yourself with the UAE national agenda and contributing to the competitiveness of the national economy. Our candidate sponsors also become part of a community of solution seekers and a broader network of partners who support Pathway20.