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    2. Women on Boards: Another Year, Another Disappointment by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Be

      Women on Boards: Another Year, Another Disappointment by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Be
      Still No Progress After Years of No Progress, reads Catalysts recently released 2013 censusof women directors and executive officers in the Fortune 500. Indeed, the news is not good: the percentage of women directors in the Fortune 500 at 16.9% has remained flat (it was 16.6% in 2012 and 16.1% in 2011).Why, when theres so much conversation about the topic, are the numbers not moving?
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    3. More Women on Corporate Boards Impacts All of Us

      More Women on Corporate Boards Impacts All of Us
      2020Women on Boards, an advocacy organization of 50 affiliates, including women's groups, institutional investors and high-profile CEOs, is sending out "W" (for "winner") certificates this month to the 496 companies that have 20 percent or more board seats held by women. While this number is a small percentage of all the companies in the country, it does represent a gain of 51 companies in the 2020 database of 1500 ...
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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    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