Archive for January, 2013

Women on Corporate Boards Bring More Aggressive Action

Forbes 1/7/2013: A new report based on board minutes from Israeli companies found that women's presence was important because they made the boards more, not less, aggressive.  Boards with at least 3 directors of each gender present had significantly larger ROE and net profit margin, were twice as likely to request ...

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Female presence on UAE boards now compulsory

12/10/2012: The UAE will now require the boards of directors of public and private sector organizations to contain at least one female member. Read more.

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Women on Corporate Boards: A Global Update

12/17/2012: Acknowledging the prominence board diversity (especially gender diversity) had in the news in 2012, Orsagh reviews some of the year's key research and then provides a summary of actions Australia, the EU, Japan, the UAE, the UK, and the US have taken regarding the percentage of women on boards. Read more.

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