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Engagement inaction in action
Engagement inaction in action

We see ineffective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies everywhere. In this Real Estate sector focused analysis, learn how we assess the costs of a failing DE&I strategy on a business and what you can do to avoid the most common pitfalls.

Why we celebrate the contributions of women
Why we celebrate the contributions of women

We are all human, cis-gender and transgender men and women alike, as well as non-binary people. So why celebrate international women's day, when all genders matter?

Regulators blind eye for white collar crime
Regulators blind eye for white collar crime

Financial markets connect investors to borrowers, multiplying and redistributing wealth within economies. But increasingly, that redistribution no longer appears equitable, threatening trust in the financial system. We looked at where regulators fit in the D&I equation.

Is war becoming more racist?
Is war becoming more racist?

Ukraine is facing the darkest days in its modern history, with many of its displaced, fatigued and demoralised citizens growing weary of constantly falling under attack - their very right to existence at risk. But the aggressor in this instance isn't Russia, its racism.

The battle for identity
The battle for identity

"Who are we? Why are we here? What is our purpose?" These questions define the human experience, not just because they're questions we all ask ourselves but because we are the only species in the known universe with the ability to ask them ('Sapience').

Who's better at work, Men or Women? Ian Clarke interviewed by Maria Castro
Who's better at work, Men or Women? Ian Clarke interviewed by Maria Castro

"Men are stronger than women, in that they have more upper body strength. But that's just one nuance of the answer. Women are also stronger than men. They live longer, develop earlier and are more durable."

Could we manage without our banking system?
Could we manage without our banking system?

The technological-based demise of Retail Banking signals the end of the last bastions of uniqueness within our global financial institutions. This poses a potentially fatal D&I dilemma for banks and regulators wrestling with their resistance to change and outdated perceptions of the value of difference.