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Aussie firms join gender indexBY JAMIE WILLIAMSON | TUESDAY, 24 JAN 2017 12:19PM
The number of female executives at firms listed on the global Bloomberg Financial Services Gender Equality Index (BFGEI) jumped 25.2% between 2014 and 2015.
Read more: BFGEI, US, Bloomberg Financial Services Gender Equality Index, Angela Sun, % Club, ANZ, Australia, Bank of Queensland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peter T. Grauer, QBE, Sweden, Turkey, Westpac
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