Posts Tagged "Belgium"

Women in the boardroom

New York, 6 March 2013 — Organizations would benefit from increased participation from shareholders on gender diversity discussions in the boardroom. This is according to the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s (DTTL)  third edition of a report from the Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance, "Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective." ...

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Deloitte report: “Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective”

Deloitte issues 2013 report, listing the status of efforts by country to increase gender diversity on corporate boards. Excellent report details countries that have imposed quotas or other requirements in 25 countries in Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, Middle East and in Africa. See report here:  Women in the boardroom March 2013

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Brussels drops women board quotas plan

Financial Times 10/23/12:  Publicly traded companies in Brussels are no longer legally obligated to meet a 40% quota of women on their boards. The quota is now treated as an objective for companies to meet. The original proposal, by EU's Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding, stated that companies that did not ...

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Germany’s Corporate Board Lag Behind on Women

WE-News reports notes that Germany is lagging behind other European countries in the proportion of female corporate board members.  Quotas enacted include: Norway: 40% by 2008. "Spain: 40 percent by 2015 for market-listed companies or those with more than 250 employees. France: 40 percent by 2017 for market-listed companies or those with more ...

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Deloitte Releases Second Edition of “Women in the boardroom: A global perspective”

Report Examines the Legislative Efforts Being Pursued in 17 Countries Around the Globe Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) today launched the second edition of a report from the Deloitte Global Center for Corporate Governance issued its second edition of Women in the boardroom: A global perspective, which examines the legislative efforts ...

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Paul Hastings Releases Survey on Gender Parity on Boards Worldwide

Paul Hastings released a report that surveyed countries around the world to detail how legislatures and regulations compare globally. The report includes data from: Europe: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and the UK North America: Canada and the United States Australasia: Australia and New Zealand Key findings, include: "Since its beginning, the European Union has ...

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Financial Times: Quota Plan for Female Bank Chiefs Faces Axe

Financial Times reports that a reform measure overhauling corporate governance in the European banking sector which would require that 33% of bank directors be women is likely to be dropped from the final package under review in Brussels.  Among those opposing the mandatory provision is EC Vice President, Viviane Reding, ...

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Belgian Chamber of Deputies Adopts Quota for Women on Boards

Last Thursday, the Chamber of Deputies voted 71 votes to 54 in favour of the bill that public companies and companies listed on the stock exchange are required to have a third of women (up from the current 7%) on the Board of Directors within six years. But why is ...

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