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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For women on Md. boards, it’s still lonely at the top

June 2017. The Daily Record. "When attendees gather for the first annual Daily Record Women’s Leadership Summit on Tuesday, one of the key topics for discussion will be how to improve Maryland’s below-average rate of including women on company boards. Increasing female board representation won’t happen on its own, says Ann Quinn, ...

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Canadian investors want to see gender pay equity and women in leadership roles

June 2017. Business Vancouver. "The majority of Canadian investors want pay equity among men and women in the workplace, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association (RIA). The report, which was commissioned by OceanRock Investments Inc., indicates many Canadian investors feel women need to be treated better in the ...

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Equilar Gender Diversity Index: Q1 2017

May 2017. Equilar. "Gender diversity on public company boards has become a hot-button issue in recent years, as investors and other governance advisors have shined a spotlight on the low representation of women in the boardroom. Because progress has been slow, and women still only account for a fraction of the total ...

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