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    2. New York Enacts ‘Women on Corporate Boards Study’

      New York Enacts ‘Women on Corporate Boards Study’
      On December 30, 2019, New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation requiring the New York State Department of State, partnered with the Department of Taxation and Finance, to conduct a study of the proportion of female members on the boards of domestic and foreign corporations licensed to do business in New York. The Women on Corporate Boards Study law requires corporations to report the number of directors on their ...
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    3. How California’s ‘Woman Quota’ is Already Changing Corporate Boards

      How California’s ‘Woman Quota’ is Already Changing Corporate Boards
      For 46 publicly held companies in California with all-male boards, the clock is ticking. The corporations, including pharmaceutical, financial and software companies that tend to be on the smaller, younger side, have only until revelers ring in 2020 to name a woman to their boards of directors or face a $100,000 penalty...
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    4. Including Women On Your Board Of Directors Creates A Mix Of Thinkers For The Digital Age

      Including Women On Your Board Of Directors Creates A Mix Of Thinkers For The Digital Age
      Boards of directors for corporate enterprises, charitable organizations, professional societies play extremely important and responsible oversight roles. The way I see it, they are positions women should aspire to as they provide the opportunity to analyze and validate the strategy of an organization, broaden their business perspective and make them better professionals and leaders within their own organization...
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    5. Hurdles Remain One Year After California Passes Law Mandating Women in Boardrooms

      Hurdles Remain One Year After California Passes Law Mandating Women in Boardrooms
      California led the way last year with a pioneering law requiring publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to have at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019. But a year after then-Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, signed the measure into law, data indicate that boosting the number of women on boards of directors may be easier said than done for companies in the ...
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    6. Women Now Hold One Out of Every Five Seats on Corporate Boards in America's Top Companies

      Women Now Hold One Out of Every Five Seats on Corporate Boards in America's Top Companies
      Women hold one out of every five seats on corporate boards for the country's 3,000 largest publicly traded companies, according to new data cited in The Wall Street Journal . After the #MeToo movement, companies fired many powerful men in business for sexual harassment charges. Research suggests diverse teams perform better than homogeneous ones. stories. America's largest companies are now powered by more women than ever before...
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    7. Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident

      Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident
      A number of governments (notably those in India, California, and parts of Europe) are pushing for greater female representation in the boardroom. And several studies suggest why: Having women on the board results better acquisition and investment decisions and in less aggressive risk-taking, yielding benefits for shareholders. Whats less clear is why these effects happen...
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    8. Women Get Bigger Share of Board Seats

      Women Get Bigger Share of Board Seats
      One-fifth of seats on a broad swath of public-company boards are now held by women, a sign of change as US corporations face increased pressure to diversify. The share of female board members in the Russell 3000 index, which includes most public companies on major US stock exchanges, increased to 20% in the second quarter of this year from 19% the previous quarter, according to Equilar, a governance-data firm. When ...
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    9. How to Create a Diverse Board of Directors and Empower It to Thrive

      How to Create a Diverse Board of Directors and Empower It to Thrive
      In recent years, money managers like BlackRock and State Street have called for more diversity across corporate boardrooms, with the latter going so far as to announce it would begin voting against companies without any women directors. Legislation to encourage, or even mandate, diversity on boards is also gaining traction...
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    1. We would like you to set out how you intend to make genuine progress to improving board diversity. We therefore ask you to set out what actions the board is taking to ensure that substantial progress is made to meet the Hampton-Alexander 2020 targets.
      In UK: FTSE 350 Firms Under Fire Over ‘unacceptable’ Lack of Female Directors
    2. Often when we engage with companies on the issue of board diversity we hear that the biggest challenge is a lack of suitable female candidates.
      In Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
    3. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
      In With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI