Archive for December, 2016

North Carolina corporate boards making progress on diversity

November 2016. Charlotte Business Journal. "North Carolina is making progress when it comes to diversifying its corporate boards. Women now hold 18.8% of corporate board seats in the state — up from 16.6% in 2015, according to the 2020 Women on Boards 2016 Gender Diversity Index report." More here.

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Women board members in Florida reach 20 percent mark

November 2016. SunSentinel. "Florida's major public and private companies added three women to their boards this year, for a total of 53 women board members compared with 50 a year ago, according to a report by 2020 Women on Boards. That's 20 percent of companies in the state with women on their ...

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Women bosses boost female places in boardroom

November 2016. Financial Times. "New research shows that boards are likely to have significantly more women directors if the CEO or chairman is also female. The proportion of women serving as non-executive directors at the U.K.'s top 150 public companies has reached 29.9%, up from 17.5% five years ago. But that share is considerably ...

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