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Our Corporate Partner, First Abu Dhabi Bank’s MSCI ESG Rating Upgraded To AA Leader Category

MSCI has recently upgraded First Abu Dhabi Bank’s (FAB) ESG rating from A to AA, placing it in the ‘leader’ category. One of FAB’s ESG credentials is that they have joined Aurora50 as a Corporate Partner for Pathway20. We are extremely proud to see a our partners being recognized for their commitments to building the …

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How UAE’s Aurora50 is Supporting Greater Female Representation on Corporate Boards

Emirate’s leadership champions gender equality and understands its economic benefit said, social enterprise co-founder There is a clear link between female representation on corporate boards and better financial results, which the UAE leadership understands and is advocating for, said Aurora50’s co-founder. Aurora50’s mandate, through its Pathway 20 initiative, is to develop resilient and high performing …

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All listed UAE Companies Now Need at Least One Female Board Director

Listed companies in the UAE now need to have at least one female director on their boards, according to the Securities and Commodities Authority. The requirement for all companies on local markets came into force following a board meeting on Sunday by the market’s regulator. The UAE’s markets must be elevated “to meet the highest …

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UAE Companies Embrace Diversity in Boardrooms

UAE Companies Embrace Diversity in Boardrooms 19 listed corporations appoint women board members United Arab Emirates, 03 August 2021: Nineteen listed companies in the UAE have appointed female board members following the mandate passed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) in March this year to empower Emirati women and encourage more females to play …

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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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Aurora50 Convenes High Level Steering Committee With Leading Government And Private Sector Organisations Committed To Driving Board-Level Gender Balance

23 November 2020; Abu Dhabi: Senior representatives of several leading organisations have agreed to collaborate with Aurora50 to shape and advance board-level gender balance, thus demonstrating the highest level of commitment towards this agenda. As part of a first of its kind ‘Steering Committee’ these individuals, comprising of executive and independent board directors, will assist …

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Aurora50 Welcomes Inaugural Pathway20 Cohort At Official Programme Launch

1 November 2020, Abu Dhabi: Aurora50, a social enterprise co-founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa At Nahyan and Diana Wilde, today launched the first programme cycle of the Pathway20 initiative, formerly ’20 for 2020 initiative’, featuring 10 competent professional women as part of the first cohort. At a virtual ceremony held earlier today, …

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Aurora50 Concludes The Board Summit with the Announcement of New Partnerships and Initiatives to Enhance Board-Level Female Representation

Abu Dhabi, UAE — 26th August 2020: Aurora50 celebrated the successful conclusion of the inaugural Board Summit, organised under the patronage of Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, which attracted over 500 participant registrations from minsters, seasoned board directors and aspiring female board talent. Organised in celebration of Emirati Women’s Day, in reference …

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Aurora50 Announces Far-Reaching Agreements with ADGM, ADX, DIFC, DFM and Nasdaq Dubai to Drive Board-Level Gender Balance

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 August 2020: In a move with far-reaching effects, Aurora50 and the UAE’s prominent financial centers and exchanges – Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, have agreed on a collaboration to enhance female representation at …

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Under The Patronage of Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifs Al Nahyan

Abu Dhabi, UAE — 18th August 2020: The Board Summit: “Pathways to Gender-Balanced Boards”, a one-ofits-kind virtual event with an open invitation to all board members and CEOs of organisations listed on the ADX and DFM, will be convened by Aurora50 from the 25th — 26th August 2020. The Summit will act as a platform …

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