Why 2017 was disastrous for diversity

From Trump's inauguration to Brexit to Grenfell, the events of 2017 prove we have a long way to go towards achieving diversity and inclusion.

by Stephen Frost

In October 2015, the Davies review heralded the progress made in more than doubling the proportion of women on FTSE100 boards to 26%, Barack Obama was US President and the UK was a major player in the European Union. 

Two years later, as we finish 2017, things look very different.

Time magazine made the women who have broken the appalling silence over sexual harassment their "People of the Year" but it was a collection of angry men, from Trump to Putin to Weinstein, that drove the agenda in 2017.

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