Index roundup: FTSE Russell launches gender diversity index

Sabina Peycheva, 06 February 2018

FTSE Russell has announced the creation of the FTSE Women on Boards Leadership Index Series. The new index series increases exposure to companies based on the strength of their gender diversity leadership at the board level in addition to how well they manage their wider social impact. This is achieved by adopting a factor based approach, tilting stocks to overweight or underweight depending on their gender diversity at board level and social impact score.

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