6 January 2021: “We need to do more to invest in companies that are founded and led by women,” says Armance Bordes, General Counsel at Sofinnova Partners. “There are many studies that point to the gender gap that persists in fundraising, making it so much harder for women to raise capital.”
Insights on diversity and inclusion from ICAEW
Articles on D&I in the world of accountancy and the workplace can be found here.
21 December 2020: In November, ICAEW collaborated with The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong to co-host a webinar with over a hundred attendees
17 December 2020: ICAEW has become the first professional body to sign up to a new City Charter which calls for more representation of Black professionals at senior levels.
ICAEW never wants lack of money to be a barrier to an individual entering the accountancy profession. Through offering of means-tested scholarships and bursaries to study towards relevant qualifications, we can help ensure this is not the case.
30 November 2020: ICAEW has welcomed the creation of a new taskforce to tackle socio-economic diversity across financial and professional services.
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