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Company culture

Switzerland and The Netherlands four times more likely to have culturally diverse boards

The new Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index shows companies with headquarters in either the Netherlands or Switzerland are twice or even four times more likely to have board members of a different nationality than UK, Spanish, Italian or German listed companies.

Culturally diverse boards in Europe

Number of companies per country in brackets


Regional differences in cultural diversity

Significant variation in cultural diversity on boards is evident when analyzed by region, with companies in Europe having on median the greatest levels of cultural diversity, followed by companies in Oceania.

Companies in Africa report the lowest reported levels of cultural board diversity.

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