‘Negligible’ Gains in Boardroom Diversity as White Men Still Dominate, Study Finds
February 2017. ABC News.
“The percentage of women and minorities holding corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies increased slightly last year to its highest level on record, but white men still accounted for an overwhelming majority of the positions, according to a study released today.
Women and minorities occupied nearly 31 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies in 2016, according to the study by the Alliance for Board Diversity, a collaboration of four leadership organizations that promotes more inclusion in boardrooms, and Deloitte, a multinational professional services provider.”