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Majority of investment industry remains ‘Anglo-Celtic and male dominated’

Heavyweight Australian investors back a new workplace diversity initiative as LPs admit the issue is a factor in their investment decision-making.

Four things all firms can do to promote gender diversity

The actionable goals, discussed at last week’s PERE Europe conference, include collecting data, rethinking misconceptions about leave and tackling some required reading.

PERE CFO: How to overcome industry biases against women

To tackle underrepresentation of female professionals, the private equity real estate industry needs to first address certain misconceptions, speakers said.

Blackstone’s UK bonuses 75% higher for men than for women

Blackstone, which said the discrepancy was due to three-quarters of its investment team in the country being male, pays men on average 30% more an hour.

Presidents Club: A stain on the industry

The real estate sector’s condemnation of ‘the most un-PC event of the year’ has been swift. Now all eyes are on how it will act. The first test is MIPIM.

Private real estate must get the point about gender discrimination

Fear of losing money, warnings to be on best behavior or considering skipping events are misguided reactions to the events at the President’s Club charity dinner.

Texas ERS: Diversity not the top goal of emerging manager program

Focusing exclusively on women and minority participation ultimately undermines the program and its underlying managers, according to the pension plan.

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