The second annual report on the Women in Finance Charter just landed from the U.K. Treasury, and the good news is there has been an improvement in the past year, reports Bloomberg and the Washington Post. The bad news: out of 123 signatories to the charter, 10 percent reported they weren’t likely to meet their targets (3 percent failed to provide any data at all). 

IN OTHER NEWS: Cannatech startups aim to fill in the gaps of the Green Rush (FORBES); For Boeing, costs of grounding jets have only just begun (NPR); Alabama forecasters praised for clear-thinking broadcast in the midst of a tornado (peek at that weather software they display on screen) (WASHINGTON POST).