【CFA Society Japan Webinar】
Providing Greater Transparency into Gender Diversity Policy and Practice
Date&Time: March 11th (Thursday) 19:00-20:30
Venue: This is a Zoom webinar.
Speaker: Diana van Maasdijk (Co-Founder & CEO, Equileap), Robert Edwards, CFA, (Senior Investment Product Manager, EMEA, Morningstar Indexes)
Topics: Standard, Ethics and Regulations
Fee: CFA Society Japan (Regular/Affiliate/Associate/Professional) Members, Members of other CFA societies: Free, CFA Program Candidate Non-members: JPY 2,000, Non-members: JPY 3,000
(※Global Passport Program is available.)
ESG investing has gone mainstream. As gender diversity becomes a key component of ESG initiatives, many investors look to become better informed when making their investment decisions. Aligning with Women's History Month, it's important to highlight efforts being made to emphasize gender diversity in the workplace. Join Morningstar and Equileap as they cover the latest global trends in gender diversity policy and practice among companies, as well as the methodology to build gender diversity indexes, allowing investors to have exposure to companies exhibiting strong gender diversity efforts.
Diana van Maasdijk, Co-Founder & CEO, Equileap
Diana van Maasdijk is Co-Founder & CEO of Equileap, an enterprise aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Equileap is the leading provider of data and insights on gender equality in the corporate sector. Equileap researches and ranks over 3,500 public companies around the world using a unique and comprehensive Gender Equality Scorecard™ with 19 criteria, including the gender balance of the workforce, senior management and board of directors, as well as the pay gap, parental leave, and sexual harassment.
Diana has significant experience in philanthropy and social impact investing. Prior to launching Equileap, she worked as Head of Philanthropy at ABN AMRO Private Bank and Director of Development at Mama Cash, the world's oldest international women's fund.
She has a BA from Hamilton College and an MA in international development from American University.
Robert Edwards, CFA, Senior Investment Product Manager Indexes, EMEA
Robert Edwards, CFA, is a Senior Product Manager on Morningstar's Index Team working out of London. He has spent the last three years launching and supporting the creation of new Index products. Previously, Robert spent four years working on the company's institutional research platform, Morningstar Direct. Before Morningstar, he spent three years working at Keyence Corporation, a global factory automation firm. Robert holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Ohio University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Society UK.
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