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Press release: ADNOC’s pathway to gender balance by Thuraya Al Maskari, Vice President, Group Corporate Governance at ADNOC

“Nothing makes me happier than seeing Emirati women take their role and assume their rightful place in society” These words of the late Sheikh Zayed encapsulate ADNOC’s spirit as a leading light in gender parity. At ADNOC, we are committed to fostering and supporting the development of talented women into business leaders. In the words …

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First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) building

MSCI upgrades FAB to ESG leader

Investment research firm MSCI upgraded First Abu Dhabi Bank’s (FAB) environmental, social responsibility and governance rating from A to AA in April, putting it in the ‘leader’ category – in part due to the bank joining Aurora50 as a corporate partner for the Pathway20 boardroom accelerator programme.

HE Abdulhamid M. Saeed Alahmadi, Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE, and logo for Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, co-founder of Aurora50

Press release: Central Bank of the UAE and Aurora50 partner to enhance female representation on boards of UAE companies

Abu Dhabi, UAE — 13 March 2021: The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aurora50, a social enterprise focusing on achieving gender-balanced boardrooms in the UAE. The partnership will advance female representation on public and private sector boards consistent with international best practice through knowledge exchange and …

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Number of women on listed boards in the UAE more than doubles in two years:

Non-executive board careers in the UAE: A path to gender balance