Diversity Measures on Corporate Boards Have a Breakout Year

September 2016.  The Street. "Things are changing when it comes to getting more women on corporate boards. Diversity measures have had a breakout year in 2016. A measure introduced by the New York State Common Retirement Fund at FleetCor Technologies Inc.(FLT)  received the backing of 72% of the vote at a ...

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What Women Add to Boards

October 2016.  The Wall Street Journal. "Study finds that women often supply skills that were missing.  Women elected to corporate boards tend to have more experience in risk management and human resources than their male counterparts—a boon for corporate governance, a recent study says."

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Gender Diverse Boardrooms: The Role Chief Legal Officers Can Play

September 2016. Thirty Percent Coalition. Gender Diverse Boardrooms: The Role Chief Legal Officers Can Play

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On the Road to Parity in the Boardroom

September 2016. Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. MCC INTERVIEW: Marcy Cohen, Vicki Kramer & Mary Quazzo

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GlaxoSmithKline’s Emma Walmsley Just Became Britain’s Most Powerful Businesswoman

September 2016. Fortune. "The U.K.’s FTSE 100 index on Monday got its seventh female chief executive as drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline announced that Emma Walmsley, its head of consumer healthcare, would become its next CEO. Her appointment makes Walmsley the seventh woman to lead a company listed on the FTSE 100. She joins Carolyn ...

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Dubai Women Establishment highlights women’s important role in corporate governance

September 2016. Thomson Reuters. In this article: "Dubai Women Establishment (DWE), in collaboration with Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, recently organised a training programme about "The Principles of Corporate Governance in Government Entities" for the second consecutive year. The session targeted second and third level female leaders within the government and private ...

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Because it’s 2016: Views on diversity changing fast

September 2016. The Globe and Mail. "The rules have been changing quickly when it comes to workplace issues such as diversity, equality, gender parity and sexual harassment. Why? Because it’s 2016, Pamela Jeffery says. Expectations have changed in boardrooms across Canada and beyond in the past year, says Ms. Jeffery, founder of ...

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Corporate governance programme stresses role of women

September 2016.  The Gulf Today. "Shamsa Saleh, CEO of Dubai Women Establishment, highlighted the UAE’s achievements in developing a corporate governance framework, which has been accomplished through the leading role played by government entities. '“We are determined through these initiatives to activate the role of emerging female leaders and build capabilities ...

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Credit Suisse Research Institute Releases the CS Gender 3000: The Reward for Change Report Analyzing the impact of Female Representation in Boardrooms and Senior Management

September 2016.  PR Newswire. "The Credit Suisse Research Institute released today its bi-annual CS Gender 3000 report reaffirming its prior findings that companies with a higher participation of women in decision-making roles continue to generate higher market returns and superior profits. In addition, the report debunks the "Queen Bee" syndrome, challenges ...

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Kenyan MPs asked to legislate gender rule on corporate boards

September 2016.  Standard Media. "Lawmakers have been challenged to enact a legislation that will guarantee women 30 per cent representation on corporate boards. Recruitment firm, Virtual HR said introducing quota system in both the State and private corporation will go a long way in bridging the gender divide in the corporate world." Read ...

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