Shale Gas Giant EQT Recognized for Advancing Women’s Leadership, Board Diversity

In addition to achieving 50% female representation on its board of directors, EQT—the largest natural gas producer in the U.S.—increased the percentage of female hires by 15% and diverse hires by 5% in 2020.

Hart Energy Staff

EQT Corp. was recently honored by the Women's Forum of New York at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions for achieving 50% female representation on its board of directors, EQT said in a company release.

“We are honored to be among an amazing group of organizations who are leading the way on gender equity and changing the face of America’s boardrooms,” Lydia I. Beebe, chair of the EQT board who accepted the honor on behalf of the company, commented in the release on Nov. 12.

The Breakfast of Corporate Champions is a biennial event that honors those companies and individuals who are actively working to advance the number of women on corporate boards. This year’s event, which was held on Nov. 10, recognized 243 large public companies with at least 35% of board seats held by women.

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