/Tag: Diversity

Time to raise our game on gender balance

2020-08-20T06:54:35+00:00March 6th, 2020|India Inc News|

India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa reflects on the imperative for gender equality in leadership and the need to walk the talk on International Women’s Day. As I was walking through Dubai Airport this week, I was startled by a Standard Chartered advertisement which pointed out that only 6.6 per cent of women are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and globally, we are still battling an average 32 per cent gender gap. These figures are woefully low for 2020 and International Women’s Day [...]

Diversity makes good business sense

2020-05-11T03:19:38+00:00February 14th, 2020|2020, Expert View - India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, North America Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

The CEO of the UK’s leading digital venture builder expounds on the need for diversity and inclusion in workplaces and how this can be achieved. Highlights: Public struggles on gender-related issues within the workplace have real and immediate costs. There is empirical evidence that points to more gender diverse teams achieving higher productivity as well as improved business outcomes. A recent study showed that companies that have more diverse management teams had around 19 per cent higher revenue due to [...]

Several generations of Indians have enhanced UK’s diversity

2019-07-02T13:18:11+00:00June 24th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

A British diplomat encapsulates how the Indian diaspora in the UK plays a major role in creating a Living Bridge between the UK and India. I’m Head of the South Asia Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the diplomat responsible for the UK’s relationship with India and for coordinating India policy across Whitehall. But that isn’t the only thing that provides a perspective on the Indian diaspora in the UK. I’m a proud member of another of the world’s [...]