1. Board Diversity

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    2. Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors

      Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors
      The company recently made a small tweak to its corporate charter vowing to diversify its board, following criticism from shareholders Trillium Asset Management LLC and the Sustainability Group, according toBloomberg. Specifically, the groups have taken issue with the fact that onlyone woman, former Avon CEO Andrea Jung, serves on Apple's board...
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    3. Attention Shareholders: Women in Boardrooms are Good For Business

      Attention Shareholders:  Women in Boardrooms are Good For Business
      Women make up almost half of the workforce at middle management, but despite special mentoring and training programs, the pipeline trickles to a halt just shy of executive and board positions. As a result, the number of women in UK and U.S. boardrooms has risen sluggishly on average only one or two percent each year. These data prompts the uncomfortable question: Why is progress so slow? This makes no ...
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    4. Tips Female Leaders Can Take Into The Boardroom

      Tips Female Leaders Can Take Into The Boardroom
      If you're a female CEO, you may have experienced firsthand how intimidating it can be to get up in front of a room of male investorsor directors and give a presentation. Despite the shrinking gender gap in business leadership, men do still dominate the playing field in many industries, and being a woman in that world isn't without its challenges...
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    5. How Women Change the Conversation on Boards

      How Women Change the Conversation on Boards
      The topic of how to get more women on corporate boardsis a lively one at every MPW event, especially so in Asia, where just 9% of corporate directors within Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index, for example, are women. But this discussion moved on from "how to shatter the glass ceiling" to "why it's so important that we do"...
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    6. Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies

      Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies
      WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are women consumers who are aggressively wooed by retailers during this holiday shopping season being invited as assiduously to the boards of companies whose success depends on women's purchases?Yes and No. Women account for 18.4% of directors serving on the boards of the world's largest retail and consumer products companies globally ...
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    7. Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?

      Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?
      Academic and tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo got into a highly-publicized spat last month after Wadhwa criticized Twitter for having an all-white male board and male chauvinistic thinking. Then, Costolo called Wadhwa the "Carrot Top" of academic sources.The two duked it out on, you guessed it, Twitter. And since then, Kara Swisher of All Things D,that Twitter is looking for a woman to join ...
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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