Korea needs gender quota at boardrooms

June 2017. The Korean Times. "The Korean government needs to take steps that can ensure women will be on an equal footing with men in the workplace, according to female executives from the financial sector. 'Korea has a serious problem when it comes to gender equality,' said Eunice Kim, a professor of ...

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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%, ...

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Canadian investors want gender pay equity and more women in corporate leadership

June 2017. Cision. "A strong majority of Canadian investors want to see women treated fairly in the workplace, including pay equity with men and more women in leadership roles, according to a new research report released today. The report, commissioned by OceanRock Investments Inc., and published by the Responsible Investment Association (RIA), ...

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Companies with a female boss have nearly twice as many women board members, new report reveals

June 2017. The Independent. "Companies with a female chief executive or board chair have almost twice as many female board members as those led by men, a new report shows. Research by professional services firm Deloitte found that women constituted 29 per cent of board members in companies with a female chair ...

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Women in the boardroom: A global perspective

June 2017. Deloitte. Women in the boardroom a global perspective fifth edition

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More women in Singapore boardrooms last year: Report

June 2017. The Strait Times. "Boardroom diversity has improved slightly in Singapore and the rest of the world, although women are still drastically under-represented on corporate boards here and globally. A new report has also uncovered a telling trend: put women in the very top corporate jobs and female board numbers will ...

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4% of CEOs & board chairs are women – Diversity, still a problem for corporate boards

June 2017. IT Brief. "The fifth edition of Deloitte Global’s Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective publication was released last night and the results are troubling. The research shows that women are still largely under-represented on corporate boards worldwide. The publication explores the efforts of promoting gender diversity in the boardroom ...

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Why Men Still Dominate Corporate Boardrooms

June 2017. Fortune. "One of my prized memories from elementary school is how great it felt when the teacher picked me to take her erasers outside at the end of the day to knock off the chalk dust. To be free of the classroom for a few minutes, cloaked in the ...

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Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

September 2016. Ontario Securities Commission. Report: CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308 Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions – Compliance with NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices   Supporting Data: Ontario Securities Commission Data.

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Editor’s note: A seat at the table

June 2017. Corporate Knights. "One persistent thread of the nascent Trump era is the stark divide between corporate America and the White House on many of the issues du jour, particularly when it comes to questions of diversity and inclusion. Some of these are explicit, such as vocal opposition and fierce ...

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