A couple of years ago, Women in Property made a decision: we would not support industry events unless there was reasonable gender balance among the list of speakers.
The shortage of talented senior women in property is much commented on, but do the reasons stand up to scrutiny?
Environmental social governance (ESG) has been one of the major themes of 2018 and it has become such an intrinsic part of an investor’s decision-making criteria that neglecting to give proportionate value to ESG immediately weakens your ability to compete in a highly active market.
While the number of ‘awareness’ days/weeks/months can sometimes feel overwhelming, a recent one had a real impact on us.
The British Property Federation (BPF) has formed a new diversity board to “foster a more diverse and inclusive property sector”.