From Impact Investing To Investing For Impact

The Carlyle Group30PC LogoMobileMemberBy promoting divergent viewpoints, board diversity contributes to more deliberative decision-making processes and more effective governance.

 Over the past three full years, the average earnings growth of Carlyle portfolio companies with two or more diverse board members has been nearly 12% per year greater than the average of companies that lack diversity.

After controlling for industry, fund, and vintage year, companies with diverse boards generate earnings growth that’s five times faster, on average, with each diverse board member associated with a 5% increase in annualized earnings growth.

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