Archive for February, 2013

Men on a Mission

1/29/2013: In this interview, several corporate leaders answer questions such as "Why is it important for a company to make sure there are women in leadership roles?", "Why is it important that men be involved in making sure that women have upward mobility?", "When it comes to the advancement of ...

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Davos Women Diminished as Male Discussion Skips Key Views

1/28/2013: Davos may have held a session on women leadership, but the percentage of female delegates was only 17% (up from 9% in 2002) and that of speakers 22%, with some panels being entirely male.  In response to questions on the issue, the forum said that the numbers were roughly ...

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Push for Gender Balance on Boards Gains Steam

New York Times 1/24/2013: Viviane Reding, the European Union justice commisioner known for her championing of gender quotas, says that the fact that the percentage of women on corporate boards in the EU is rising the fastest in a decade shows that the pressure is working.  Belgium, France, and Italy ...

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International Forum Highlights Dearth of Women on Corporate Boards

January 2013: The disproportionately small percentage of women on corporate boards was discussed this November in Paris at the Council on Business and Society's first International Forum.  Noreen Doyle, who is against forced gender quotas like Norway's, argued that nevertheless the threat of them in the UK and in other Scandinavian countries succeeded ...

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