World Economic Forum
As a Strategic Partner of the World Economic Forum we collaborate with public and private sectors to help further the Forum mission to improve the state of the world. Through events and meetings with key stakeholders we provide our content, insight and advice on pressing topics. IHS Markit participates on the energy and financial councils and through regional events in emerging economies to lend our expertise and bring communities together.
Signatory of Women’s Empowerment Principles
IHS Markit is a signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in a continued effort to actively participate in, and contribute to, advancing equality.
"At IHS Markit, we recognize and value the importance and power of diversity and its criticality to the sustainable success of our business and company," said Jerre Stead, IHS Markit chairman and CEO. "Signing on to the WEPs is a natural step, signaling our commitment towards empowering all colleagues, and supporting the development and empowerment of women globally in advancing an inclusive, productive and fair society." Read the full news release here.
IHS Markit Named to Workplace Equality Index
IHS Markit is listed on the Workplace Equality Index®, an equity index comprised of the world’s leading equality-minded companies. It consists of companies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace. Inclusion is based on a number of criteria including non-discrimination practices, benefits for LGBT employees and their families, as well as support of the company’s LGBT employee group
Colorado Corporations Commit to Increase Number of Women on Boards by 50% before 2018
At a meeting of the Women's Leadership Foundation of the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce - co-hosted by Jerre Stead, Board Chair of IHS Markit Ltd., Dave Liniger, Board Chair and Co-Founder of REMAX, LLC, and Pattye Moore, Board Chair of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. - Colorado corporations committed to increase the number of women on their boards of directors by 50 percent before 2018. The vision is to catalyse the state to be a national leader in including women on boards to help Colorado outperform economically. For more information, contact the Women's Leadership Foundation.
"We are grateful that these important steps are being taken to establish Colorado as a path-breaker in 21st Century corporate performance. Business leaders have long known that the strategic inclusion of women board members strengthens board performance by every measure, and Colorado's economy will be stronger when women are part of the corporate model," said Honorary Host Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. "We salute their work and look forward to seeing many more women leaders on Colorado's corporate boards in the near future." Governor Hickenlooper underscored the importance of the initiative to the State's future by announcing "Women on Corporate Boards Day."