Charge & Drive Blog

Fortum in the Top 100 Companies for Gender Equality

02 November 2019, 14:00 EET

Equileap publishes an annual report on global gender equality at the workplace. We are proud to be in the top 100 companies worldwide!

Picture of three women from Charge & Drive

(Picture from left to right: Laura Santala, Maija Halme, Lillemor Eriksson)

The Equileap Global Report & Ranking 2019 report was released this autumn, ranking the top 100 companies for gender equality and presenting and key findings per theme, country and sector. Fortum was ranked 50th worldwide, with Australia, France, and the Nordics listed as the best-performing countries on gender equality overall.   

"Gender balance is a key component of corporates’ gender equality performance, and brings economic benefits. There is evidence that companies with more diverse boards have higher returns and lower risk profiles. High participation of women at all levels in the workplace also leads to better business performance for companies and higher growth for the communities in which companies operate." (Equileap Global Report & Ranking)

Fortum Charge & Drive is proud to be playing our role in the change to a cleaner, more equal world. The entire report can be downloaded for free from the Equileap website: Equileap Global Report & Ranking.