Independent report

Ethnic diversity of UK boards: the Parker review

Independent review by Sir John Parker into the ethnic diversity of UK boards.

Documents

Parker Review survey results, 2 November 2020 (PDF, 47KB, EY website)

Ethnic diversity enriching business leadership: 2020 update report from The Parker Review (PDF, 3MB, EY website)

Beyond one by ‘21: a report into the ethnic diversity of UK boards - 2017 final report (PDF, 1MB, EY website)

Details

This independent review considers how to improve the ethnic and cultural diversity of UK boards to better reflect their employee base and the communities they serve.

The report sets out objectives and timescales to encourage greater diversity, and provides practical tools to help business leaders to address the issue.

2021 update report: Ethnic diversity enriching business leadership

Read the related EY press release, 12 March 2021: Significant progress on improving ethnic diversity of FTSE 100 boards reveals new data from the Parker Review

2020 update report: Ethnic diversity enriching business leadership

Read the related EY press release, 5 February 2020: New Parker Review report reveals ‘slow progress’ on ethnic diversity of FTSE boards

Published 2 November 2016
Last updated 23 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link to Parker Review survey results, November 2020.

  2. Added link to 2021 update report: Ethnic diversity enriching business leadership.

  3. Added link to Ethnic Diversity Enriching Business Leadership: 2020 update report from The Parker Review.

  4. Final report published.

  5. First published.