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Germany to introduce gender quotas

Newton cradle

As part of the discussions to form a new coalition government in Germany, the country’s two largest parties, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), seem to have agreed on a gender quota on company supervisory boards. ... read more

The image of Germany – a continuous process of change

When a former minister of foreign affairs hands over a prestigious media award in the category of lifetime achievement to a comedian … yes, then you are in Germany (and not, as you might have thought, in the UK). ... read more

Same Sex Marriage


  Same Sex Marriage is a hot topic in Europe these days. Yesterday France’s National Assembly approved – after months of protests for and against it – a bill, which allows marriage as well as adopting children for same sex ... read more

Diversity and innovation – Germany’s Diversity Conference 2012

It took two days: Germany’s Diversity Conference 2012, co-hosted of a Berlin newspaper called “Der Tagesspiegel”, and the German Diversity Charter, an initiative founded from German companies which leads the discussion for diversity in politics, society and business. But for ... read more

Diversity in business, media and the urban society

Kirsten Sánchez Marín

Henkel supported WDR conference “Shaping Diversity – in Business, Media and Urban Society” with key note speech. ... read more

Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013 – Jennifer Blanke (English)

Jennifer Blanke, Lead Economist, Senior Director and Head of the Global Competitiveness Network at the World Economic Forum, presents this year’s findings in The Global Competitiveness Report. ... read more

Vision or Reality?

How advanced is the German economy with a sustainable implementation of a holistic diversity management approach?  ... read more

Companies Are Still Struggling with Boardroom Diversity!

(c) McKinsey

Two study series – one result: Companies are still struggling with boardroom diversity! McKinsey’s fifth “Women Matter” Study and the GMI “Women on Board” report reveal slow progress. ... read more