Press Press releases

An overview of current press releases of the “Chefsache“ Initiative.

Gender equality in leadership initiative Chefsache presents successful examples at SME conference in Frankfurt

Hamburg, November 5, 2015 At the 14th Mittelstandstag SME conference for the FrankfurtRheinMain region, founding members of Chefsache presented established strategies to increase gender equality from their initiative to promote a balance of women and men in leadership.

Press release (Only in German)

Angela Merkel, Schirmherrin Initative Chefsache
Bundesregierung/S. Kugler

German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports new initiative ‘Chefsache’ – for a balanced ratio of women and men in top positions

Berlin, July 13, 2015: On Monday (July 13), 11 founding members presented a new initiative in Berlin in support of a balanced ratio of women and men in leadership positions. The initiative is called “Chefsache“ in German to indicate its top prority; roughly it means: “a matter for the chief executive.“ The initiative’s network brings together senior leaders from the worlds of business, academia, the social sciences, public administration, and the media.

Press release (Only in German)