Independent report

Women on boards: voluntary code for executive search firms

An independent review of the voluntary code of conduct on gender diversity for executive recruitment agencies.



This review, by Charlotte Sweeney, tests the integrity of the voluntary code and its impact. It also identifies practical measures that could be taken to strengthen the code.

The report includes 10 recommendations which highlights the important role many different organisations have to play in bringing gender equality to British boardrooms.

Published 4 March 2014