The evidence that sustainability, or ESG, has financial relevance continues to grow. As we look for reasons why sustainability seems to be associated with good performance, risk has emerged from the literature as one of the main contributors.
Bringing more women into leadership positions is probably our best shot at closing the pay gap, ending workplace cultures that foster or tolerate sexual harassment, providing universal family-friendly benefits, and achieving truly equal opportunity for women.
Across the globe, with few exceptions, women are underrepresented in management, on corporate boards, and in better-paid technical professions. They are paid less than men for substantially equal work.