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Early adopters lead on changing the culture of Britain's boardrooms ...

Early adopters lead on changing the culture of Britain's boardrooms ... | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
... been encouraging progress. The number of women recruited to the boardrooms of the UK's largest companies has increased and there has been a notable commitment by business to remove the obstacles preventing women making it to the boardroom.
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Baltimore police 'did nothing wrong'

A lawyer for six Baltimore police officers says they "did nothing wrong", as they face criminal charges over Freddie Gray who died in police custody.
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Nepal appeals for more helicopters

Nepal appeals for more helicopters for its quake relief operations, as survivors complain they are getting little help from only 20 in operation.
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Pakistan jails 10 for Malala attack

A court in Pakistan has jailed 10 men for life for the 2012 gun attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai, media reports say.
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Indonesia 'executes drugs prisoners'

Eight convicted drug smugglers have been executed by firing squad in Indonesia, but a Filipina woman has reportedly been spared at the last minute.
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'Most Nepal troops' in quake effort

Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are reportedly taking part in search and rescue operations after a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people.
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Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,300 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years.
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Do diversity schemes work?

Do diversity schemes work? | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
From measurability to social background, the media industry must overcome a variety of hurdles if initiatives to diversify recruitment are to be successful, writes Alexa Baracaia
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What should be on the minds of directors in 2013? Social media - National Business Review

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What should be on the minds of directors in 2013?
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Women in the Boardroom: Focus on Solutions » The Glass Hammer

Women in the Boardroom: Focus on Solutions » The Glass Hammer | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
“Companies also need to think about the hidden barriers in their organization that limit the amount of women in executive suites,” she said. Finally, she continued, the movement to increase boardroom diversity needs vocal ...
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An optimistic view of board diversity - Globe and Mail

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We're hearing more women be vocal about their concerns, but also importantly, men are stepping up to advocate for more diversity. Every bit of this will help,” Ms.
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Seven FTSE 100 boardrooms without a single woman - New Statesman

Seven FTSE 100 boardrooms without a single woman - New Statesman | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
Seven FTSE 100 boardrooms without a single woman New Statesman The Business Secretary added that it was “not about equality, [but] good governance and good business”, and that “diverse boards [benefit] from fresh perspectives, opinions and new...
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Board Diversity « Corporate Governance

Board Diversity « Corporate Governance | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
Board diversity, and in particular the presence of women in the boardroom, has seen a number of developments in recent months. There have, for example, been significant developments in the European Union (EU).
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Should the government mandate women directors on corporate boards? - Business Standard

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A recent study by the Royal Society of Edinburgh has found that engineering and science companies have the lowest representation of women.
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Nepal: 1,000 EU citizens 'missing'

EU officials are struggling to locate 1,000 citizens unaccounted after Nepal's earthquake, amid fresh calls for more aid for survivors.
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Two rescued from Nepal quake rubble

Two people are rescued in Nepal's capital after surviving five days in quake rubble, as bad weather hampers delivery of aid to remote villages.
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Boy rescued from Nepal quake rubble

A teenage boy is rescued after surviving for five days in the rubble of a building, following an earthquake that killed some 5,500 people in Nepal.
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'Eight million' hit by Nepal quake

Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need of food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.
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Nepal quake victims flee to tents

Tent cities spring up in the Nepalese capital after Saturday's earthquake, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people.
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Six Ways to Keep Entrepreneurship Alive in Your Company

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It's important to foster a culture of entrepreneurship within your business. For me, in-house entrepreneurship means we continue taking calculated risks in order to keep delivering cool new products

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As a company gets bigger, it’s becomes more and more important to encourage innovative thinking - in other words Intrapreneurship. And this is tied to culture - every employeee needs to get personal about the business...

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International director network releases landmark paper on board diversity - Sacramento Bee

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International director network releases landmark paper on board diversity
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"Board diversity is an important governance issue but is a means to an end, not an end in itself," said John Colvin.
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Mashkura Begum: Local businesses must commit to helping women rise to the top - The Birmingham Post

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Mashkura Begum: Local businesses must commit to helping women rise to the top The Birmingham Post Meanwhile McKinsey, the global management firm, has reported that companies considered to be more gender diverse exceed operating results delivered by...
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Bringing female perspectives in the boardroom – Challenges in Japan

Bringing female perspectives in the boardroom – Challenges in Japan | Call for Greater Diversity in the Boardroom | Scoop.it
This was one of the main topics for our Diversity Roundtable where Barbara (former U.S. Women's Initiative leader) and I (first female board member in the Japanese firm) shared our experiences on the path to the boardroom ...
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UK – Board Diversity Not about Equality, Says Cable - Staffing Industry Analysts (registration)

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UK – Board Diversity Not about Equality, Says Cable
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He has urged them to take action and increase the number of women in the boardroom.
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Firms urged to address the gender imbalance in boardrooms ...

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Commending gender diversity whilst doing nothing to ensure it happens is just so much hot air. “There is no evidence that FTSE 100 companies are yet taking the issue of women in the boardroom seriously, despite plenty ...
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Women In The Boardroom Vince Cable Wants Answers

Vince Cable has asked the seven top companies with all-male boards to explain what measures they are taking to hire female executives.
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