Gender diversity pays off: A new Stanford study finds equitable hiring boosts companies’ stock prices
- Companies that announce better-than-expected levels of gender diversity see their stocks perform better, according to a new study published by the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
- The boosted share prices follow gender diversity announcements in the tech and finance sectors, two areas known for high levels of gender disparity in staffing.
- Those investing in gender-diverse companies believe equitable hiring brings increased morality, fewer personality conflicts, and more innovation, among other benefits.
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Share prices jump when companies reveal gender diversity levels above investors’ expectations, according to a new study published by the Stanford Graduate School of