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EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | France outperforms Germany on gender equality

  • Top countries for gender equality in Europe are France (average score of 52%), Sweden (49%), Spain (46%) and Germany (44%)
  • German listed companies underperform French ones on all criteria except for flexible work options
  • Only 3 in 10 European companies publish their gender pay gap.

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Kenya performs as well as Canada and the United States on gender equality

  • Standard Chartered Kenya would also rank within the Top 50 companies globally
  • No company achieves gender balance at all levels
  • One-third of companies have at least one corporate social responsibility project targeting women or girls

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Equileap announces the world’s top 100 companies leading the way in gender equality

  • Top 3 companies are Diageo (UK), Bank of America (US) and Mirvac (Australia)
  • Less than 1% of the companies globally have no pay gap
  • Australia, France and Sweden remain the best performing countries

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Companies in Canada score lower than in the US on gender equality

  • Top three Canadian companies are TD Bank, CIBC and Enbridge
  • Equileap assessed companies in the S&P/TSX 60 Index on 19 gender equality criteria

PRODUCT LAUNCH | European gender equality index licensed by gender expert Equileap to Swedish online bank Avanza

  • Tracker listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange based on the Top 75 European companies
  • Growing trend toward gender-lens investing with fifth tracker launched in 18 months

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Groundbreaking ranking of top US companies on gender equality

  • General Motors is the only leading US company with no gender pay gap
  • No company achieves gender balance at all levels – board, executive, management, workforce
  • A vast majority (71%) of US companies now have an anti-sexual harassment policy in place

PRODUCT LAUNCH | For the first time, mutual funds & ETFs screened on gender equality

  • Unique, online tool launched by As You Sow
  • for individual and institutional investors in the United States

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Equileap announces the world’s top 200 companies leading the way in gender equality

  • Top 5 companies are General Motors (USA), L’Oreal (FR), Kering (FR), Merck &Co (USA) and StarHub (SING)
  • Top sectors are: Communications, Financial and Utilities

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Lack of transparency is the main obstacle to gender pay parity

  • 86% of companies do not communicate on pay inequalities
  • Only 4.5% of companies report having no pay gap

PRODUCT LAUNCH | Gender equality index by Equileap licensed by UBS

  • ETF tracking the Top 100 global leaders listed on SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Growing trend towards gender-lens investing with third tracker launched in less than four months

PRODUCT LAUNCH | Equileap global gender equality index licensed to Lyxor ETF

  • 3,048 companies ranked on gender equality based on 19 in-depth criteria
  • Lyxor listed the ETF ELLE on European exchanges

PRODUCT LAUNCH | First gender equality ETF in Canada launched on Equileap Index

  • US and Canadian companies selected according to ground-breaking research
  • Evolve Funds lists HERS on TSX, in Toronto

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | First global database ranking over 3,000 companies on progress towards gender equality

  • 2017 Best Performers are: L’Oreal (FR), Pearson (UK), National Australia Bank (AU), Sodexo (FR) and BTG (UK)
  • Launch of a unique tool-kit to accelerate progress towards gender equality at work

EQUILEAP PUBLICATION | Equileap ranks 3,048 companies with 19 criteria on gender equality

  • 2017 Best Performers globally are L’Oreal (FR), Pearson (UK), National Australia Bank (AUS), Sodexo (FR) & BTG (UK)
  • Launch of a Family of Gender Equality Indices covering Global, US and European markets

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