C25 D&I Efforts Expanding, But Gaps Remain
Through our 5th annual Diversity Report, we found that:
C25 companies are growing their Diversity & Inclusion programs with dedicated resources.
D&I leadership is becoming more diverse.
New aspects of D&I are being mentioned, though defined targets and actions are still lacking.
Executive leadership voices are noticeably absent from D&I matters.
Our research covered the 24 companies comprising Denmark's C25 as of May 2023. All data collected is publicly available. Corporate governance reporting materials used included:
Annual reports for 2022
The most recent Diversity Policy 2022
The current ESG/CSR/ Sustainability reports 2022
3rd party websites
Forbes (US ranking)
Financial Times (European ranking)
Refinitiv (global ranking)
Demographic composition of executive leadership
Age of the diversity policy
Availability of diversity metrics
How D&I strategy connects to the business
Demographic composition of the board of directors
(shareholder elected member)
Reporting of D&I programs & initiatives
Documented improvement of diversity metrics