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The European Commission is attempting to get more women on corporate boards

The European Commission is attempting to get more women on corporate boards | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

The European Commission is expected to take a dramatic step in its effort to diversify corporate boards.

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2017 corporate board diversity survey | Deloitte US

2017 corporate board diversity survey | Deloitte US | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

A survey of 300 board members and executives found that leaders believe achieving greater diversity on corporate boards is a business imperative.

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The Boss: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy Is on a Mission to Get More Women on Company Boards

The Boss: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy Is on a Mission to Get More Women on Company Boards | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy's experience with sexism in Silicon Valley inspired her to launch theBoardlist, which focuses on equality on boards.

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publishes gender pay report with ambition to become best employer for women in the UK

publishes gender pay report with ambition to become best employer for women in the UK | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Diageo publishes gender pay report with ambition to become best employer for women in the UK
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2017 corporate board diversity survey | Deloitte US

2017 corporate board diversity survey | Deloitte US | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

A survey of 300 board members and executives found that leaders believe achieving greater diversity on corporate boards is a business imperative.

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Diversity beyond a tick of the box

Diversity beyond a tick of the box | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

While improvements have been made, more needs to be done on gender equality in the top ranks of organisations. It’s time for D&I commitments to move beyond just a tick of the box

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Zayo Recognized for Board Diversity

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) received national and regional recognition last week for gender balance on its board of directors. With four women on its nine-member board, Zayo's board is more than 40 percent female, which puts Zayo in the top echelon of companies nationwide.

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Women: Not Present on IPO Company Boards | 2020 Women on Boards

For years we have heard that men largely populate the boards of IPO companies. We decided to test that precept. 2020 Women on Boards looked at the gender composition of the boards of directors for the 25 largest IPOs[1] in 2014, 2015, and 2016 and the results are worse than expected.
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Report: Proxy Advisors Largely See Board Director's Role Through Split, Segmented Lens

Report: Proxy Advisors Largely See Board Director's Role Through Split, Segmented Lens | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Report: Proxy Advisors Largely See Board Director's Role Through Split, Segmented Lens.
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Survey Roundup: Women Take Step Back in Board Representation

Survey Roundup: Women Take Step Back in Board Representation | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
A report found 28% of board seat appointments in 2016—117 in total--went to women, down from 30% in 2015--the first decline since the metric started being tracked in 2009.
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Iran Air appoints female CEO, joins 5% of global airlines

Iran Air appoints female CEO, joins 5% of global airlines | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Only 5% of the world's airlines have a female as their CEO. Iran Air, with the election of aerospace PhD holder Farzaneh Sharafbani joins these very rare ranks.
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The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
The 30% Club was officially launched in 2010 with the goal of 30% women on FTSE-100 boards by the end of 2015. Since then the proportion of female FTSE-100 directors has risen from 12.5% to 23%. A rise she attributes in part to having a “measurable goal.” But she says a big reason for their success has been the involvement of established male leaders. “It was a sudden realisation tha
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Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority

Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Ubisoft has revealed its intention to expand its board of directors with two new independent members
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Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps: Gadfly

Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps: Gadfly | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

A global effort to bolster the number of women on corporate boards is taking longer than it should. But the recent performance of companies that lead their peers on this measure may accelerate change. An MSCI study published this month shows just seven companies in its key global index, comprised of more than 2,500 members, have …

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Corporate board structure in 2017 and beyond

Corporate board structure in 2017 and beyond | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Financier Worldwide is a leading, widely respected information source
covering corporate finance and board-level business issues.

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Advantages of Having Female Workers in Executive Positions

Advantages of Having Female Workers in Executive Positions | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

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8 Actions to Diversify Your Board

8 Actions to Diversify Your Board | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Diversifying your board of directors isn’t as difficult as you might think. Once you’ve set the intention to do so, these actions recommended by CEOs and board leaders at Corporate Board Summit: Solutions to Accelerate Progress can help you make it happen.
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Deloitte survey: Greater boardroom diversity boosts competitive advantage, improves business performance

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2017 (Deloitte media release) - The evidence is in. Business leaders clearly believe in the benefits of diversity o

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Gender Diversity And Overboarding Dominate ISS's 2018 Proxy Guideline Updates - Corporate/Commercial Law - Canada

Gender Diversity And Overboarding Dominate ISS's 2018 Proxy Guideline Updates - Corporate/Commercial Law - Canada | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has published its 2018 updates to its proxy voting guidelines for Canadian public companies. Canada Corporate/Commercial Law Lawson Lundell LLP 22 Nov 2017

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Diversity and Inclusion – The Difference Makers - Savoy Network

Diversity and Inclusion – The Difference Makers - Savoy Network | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
At Bank of America, we know that the power of diversity, truly harnessing our differences — in thought, style, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and experience – is what makes any culture strong, and company successful. In a recent study on Global Human Capital Trends, Deloitt
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Women on boards is a business imperative

Women on boards is a business imperative | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
As POWERful Women turns three, the man in charge of the department responsible for energy commits to reaching parity between men and women within his senior ranks by 2025 and calls for more change in the sector’s boardrooms. When I first joined the civil service over 25 years ago my boss was a woman, her…
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Economic empowerment — a desire or a need? - The Express Tribune

Economic empowerment — a desire or a need? - The Express Tribune | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
Econom­ic empowe­rment is a comple­x whole embedd­ed in politi­cal, social, legal and in fact moral empowe­rment of women
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Report: Proxy Advisors Largely See Board Director’s Role Through Split, Segmented Lens

Today, The Conference Board’s Governance Center released a report that details the perspectives of proxy advisors on the board director’s job description. The findings of the report, Just What Is The Corporate Director’s Job?, result from a recent roundtable by the organization, in which it convened 50-plus leaders from the corporate governance community for a private discussion with the five leading proxy advisory firms.
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No progress in number of women on executive committees -

No progress in number of women on executive committees - | WOB Women on Boards | Scoop.it
  Since Women Count 2016, gender pay regulation, sector initiatives, such as the Women in Finance Charter, and the important, independent review by Helen Alexander and Sir Philip Hampton bring gender diversity in business to the fore. Despite all this investment of time and money, there has been no improvement on the number of women…
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World Premiere of IFB Short Stories projects set for 2017 #FilmFleadh | The Irish Film & Television Network

80% of these films have a female director attached, while there are in turn 60% female producers on board. The films screening include ‘Neon’ by Rioghnach Ni Ghioghair, ‘Nice Night For It’ by Rachel Carey, ‘A Different Kind of Day’ by Maria Doyle Kennedy, ‘Bellwether’ by Caroline Campbell, and...
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