European Perspectives | ESG Series: Gender Balance on Corporate Boards: Targets for Equal Representation across Europe
20 March 2023
Clifford Chance and PWN Global (Professional Women's Network Global) hosted 'Gender Balance on Corporate Boards: Targets for Equal Representation across Europe' on Monday, 20 March 2023.
Big Law Backstage: A Candid Discussion about Diversity
1 March 2023
This discussion and Q&A explored what it's really like being diverse in Big Law, with moderators Patrick Jackson and Jessica Springsteen and panelists Tae Ho Cho, Kimara Davis, Kane Dowsett, Daniel Justus and Rahimah Faiq sharing their personal experiences. Thank you to our panelists for getting personal, and to everyone who attended in New York, Washington, DC and virtually!
How technology can revolutionise accessibility and level the playing field for disabled people
6 December 2022
Clifford Chance hosted a global webinar to recognise International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). We will explore how we can leverage technology and innovation to create a more accessible future.
Galvanising Toward Achieving Reconciliation in Australia
7 November 2022
We all have a role to play when it comes to reconciliation. In November 2022, our Global Director of Inclusion Tiernan Brady spoke to Teela Reid, exploring her experience with the campaign for a First Nations Voice to Parliament in light of the 2023 Australian Indigenous Voice referendum.
Dismantling the stigma of disability: Delivering equal career opportunities for all
29 March 2022
On Tuesday 29 March 2022 a pan-European panel consisting of Tiernan Brady (Global Director of Inclusion), Martin Clemm (General Counsel, Software AG), Prof. Dr. René Schmidpeter (Professor of Sustainable Management) and Sara Schermerhorn (Senior Advisor, Employment) considered how to tackle the stigma faced by people with disabilities in society and in the workplace.
Women in Business: Women in Leadership - Breaking the bias for next generation women leaders
22 March 2022
To mark International Women's Day, we are proud to have hosted "Women in Leadership", the second webinar of our "Women in Business" series on March 22, 2022.
Champions of Change
19 January 2022
Accelerating Board Diversity: Legal, Regulatory and Strategic considerations for companies. The webinar considers the legal and strategic implications of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s (HKEX) recently published Consultation Conclusions on Review of Corporate Governance Code, which includes its first ever proposals to promote better boardroom gender diversity as part of a wider and growing global trend for companies on diversity and boardroom representation.
Clifford Chance Armed Forces Network – Reflections on Afghanistan
6 December 2021
Clifford Chance's Armed Forces Network hosted a virtual panel discussion on Monday 6 December, with a group of Clifford Chance lawyers from around the world, all of whom are veterans of the war in Afghanistan.
Clifford Chance Enable: Dismantling stigma and delivering equal career opportunities for all
23 November 2021
The Clifford Chance Enable network gathered together on 23 November to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The panel discussed how we can tackle the stigma faced by people with disabilities in society and in workplaces and what firms and business leaders should do as they strive to deliver an equality of opportunity and an equality of experience for all our colleagues.
The role of women in managing climate change
21 October 2021
The Energy & Climate Change Institute, Queen Mary, University of London and Clifford Chance are delighted to host the Annual Lecture on Climate Change, discussing key themes and developments shaping the area, with a special focus on the role of women as instigators of change, and the disproportionate impact of climate change on women.
Pride Art Live
9 June 2021
We came together to explore the concept of 'change' with New York-based photographer Lolita Beckwith, London curator Michael Petry and Melbourne artist Jimmy Twin as they reflected on what change means to them in the context of their works. Artist Tamara-Jade Kaz illustrated the panellists discussion Live.
A call to Action for Racial Equality; One Year On
26 May 2021
A year on from our call to action for racial equality, we look at the work taking place around the organisation to further race equality, supporting our Black members of staff and educating those who are wanting to become better allies.
The cases that #ChoosetoChallenge
16 March 2021
The law is not a neutral observer in the campaign for gender equality. It can and should be an engine of change driving that equality forward. At Clifford Chance we believe that we can only realise these goals and values if we use our skills to campaign for them, champion and defend them. Across our firm people are doing just that to defend the equal rights of women and challenge injustice.
LGBT+ Pro Bono work panel discussion
22 June 2020
As part of our #VirtualPride celebrations at Clifford Chance, we hosted an LGBT Pro bono work panel discussion with the Human Rights Campaign. This looked at how and why Clifford Chance support pro bono projects from around the world, why this matters for everyone and what other firms can do to make the change they want to see in the world.