Bright Horizons Earns Top Ranking Among Massachusetts Public Companies for Representation of Women in Leadership
February 6, 2020 – Bright Horizons was ranked No. 1 among the 25 largest public companies in Massachusetts in the inaugural report from Eos Foundation report, Women’s Power Gap in Corporate Massachusetts. It is the only company to earn a satisfactory rating from Eos and is recognized as a leader on gender equality in corporate Massachusetts.
Out of the 25 companies, Bright Horizons is the only one to have gender parity across all leadership levels. It is among the five companies with women lead independent director (such as a board chairperson) and the three with gender parity among the executive leadership team. Bright Horizons is also one of only two companies with fair representation of women of color among the highest paid executives, and one of four with equal representation of women of color among the board of directors.
The Women’s Power Gap Initiative of the Eos Foundation aims to dramatically increase the number of women leaders, from a diverse set of backgrounds, across all sectors in Massachusetts. The Initiative conducts research on prominent sectors of the Massachusetts economy, measures the extent of the power gap, and proposes solutions to reach parity.