In Trump era, a call for corporate board diversity

February 2017.  Chicago Tribune. "A new report is out and it chronicles one of corporate America's oldest epic fails: An inability to fill major corporate boards with more women and minorities — the very groups that are increasingly becoming consumer, commercial and social powerhouses. As the Tribune reported this week, the nation's ...

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A Rare Corner of Finance Where Women Dominate

January 2017.  The New York Times. "Once a year, a small group of executives who control trillions of dollars in American companies meet for lunch in Manhattan. Among the things they discuss: pushing for greater say in how companies are run. It is an elite gathering, but you will not see ...

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Sweden: Government Drops Gender Quota Proposal for Corporate Boards

January 2017. Bloomberg BNA. "The Swedish government has dropped a proposal (2016:32) that would have imposed mandatory gender quotas for the boards of major companies. In a Jan. 18 statement, the committee charged with drafting the proposal said that it had not gained sufficient support in parliament and alternative measures aimed ...

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How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

January 2017.  McKinsey & Co. "Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.  The tone of much public discourse on the issue of women’s representation on boards has been pessimistic of late, ...

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Study Finds Only Modest Gains by Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

February 2017.  The New York Times. "Women and minorities occupy nearly 31 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies, a small increase over the last four years, a new study has found. While that is the highest level in the six years of the study, white men continue to ...

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Women are, very slowly, getting more seats in the boardroom

February 2017.  Sioux City Journal. "The number of women sitting at the table in corporate boardrooms across the country is rising very slowly, but it's rising. Just over 15 percent of all director seats at publicly traded U.S. companies were held by women as of Dec. 31, according to a study ...

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Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

January 2017.  Deloitte. "Despite modest gains, women and minorities see little change in representation on Fortune 500 boards.  This multi-year study published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD), in collaboration with Deloitte for the 2016 census, provides powerful metrics on the slow change of diversity in the boardroom, and may ...

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Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

Deloitte: Missing Pieces Report

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Study Finds Only Modest Gains by Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

February 2017.  The New York Times. "Women and minorities occupy nearly 31 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies, a small increase over the last four years, a new study has found. While that is the highest level in the six years of the study, white men continue to ...

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‘Negligible’ Gains in Boardroom Diversity as White Men Still Dominate, Study Finds

February 2017.  ABC News. "The percentage of women and minorities holding corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies increased slightly last year to its highest level on record, but white men still accounted for an overwhelming majority of the positions, according to a study released today. Women and minorities occupied nearly 31 ...

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