Gender diversity doubles with female leadership

June 2017. The Actuary.

“It shows that women hold just 15% of board seats worldwide, although this represents a slight increase from the 12% recorded in 2015, with New Zealand achieving the strongest growth in female representation since then.¬†Norway currently has the highest share of women on corporate boards with 42%, and the UAE has the least on 2.1%, while the UK is 13th on the list of 44 countries studied with 20%. ‘As the number of female CEOs and board chairs climbs, it is likely to spur greater board diversity and build a culture of inclusion,’ Deloitte North West Europe chairman, Nick Owen, said.”

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