Archive for January, 2018

Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index

December 2017. SpencerStuart. "Investors' interest in boards has never been greater. Investors expect that boards will include a diverse mix of perspectives and backgrounds aligned with the company’s current and future strategic objectives and risks, and that they will embrace meaningful processes to refresh the board and maximize board effectiveness. How are ...

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There are 624 public companies with no women on their boards. Here’s the list

December 2017. Quartz at Work. "There are more women on corporate boards than ever, but they still only occupy 16% of all available seats in the Russell 3000, an index of the 3,000 largest US companies. And 624 companies still have no women directors at all. Here’s a list of those companies, ...

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Skechers, Kodak, Hostess: Household brands without any women on the board

December 2017. Quartz at Work. "Skechers, the footwear company, sells a dizzying array of sneakers, athletic apparel, and accessories to women and girls. The company sponsors elite women athletes like distance runner Kara Goucher and golfer Brooke Henderson, and created a “wellness collection” aimed at boosting sales to women. And it does all ...

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Boosting women’s participation in workforce

December 2017. New Straits Times. "The government’s call to further enhance female participation in many spheres of the economy deserves much support. Females easily make up half the population — they should equally represent half the workforce too. However, their participation rates in the workforce do not match their corresponding share in the ...

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Progress towards achieving on 30% female representation across ASX 200 Boards has stalled

September 2017. Australian Institute of Company Directors. "The percentage of female directors across the ASX 200 has risen dramatically since 2009 when it stood at just 8.3%. However, the AICD’s quarterly 30% by 2018:Gender Diversity Progress Report shows that at the end of August there were 25.4% female directors across the ASX ...

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Breaking the glass ceiling at corporate level

November 2017. Business Recorder. "Fixing the regulated and documented level might be one way to help build up CIPE-Pakistan’s Women National Business Agenda aimed at helping women entrepreneurs. A lot of the challenges that women face today in the work environment need focus on establishing a conducive environment that boosts gender ...

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