Posts Tagged "China"

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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France tops US in women on corporate boards: study

2/22/2013: When it comes to women on the boards of Fortune Global 200 companies, a CWDI study found that both the US and France are ahead of the world average of 15% female directors.  France's 25.1% in its top 17 companies, however, surpasses the US's 20.9% in its top 57 ...

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China and Hong Kong: Women Getting On Boards

The Wall Street Journal discusses the latest research of Credit Suisse in China and Hong Kong. Their findings express that the number of big Hong Kong and mainland Chinese companies that have at least one woman board member has increased sharply in recent years. In Hong Kong women’s presence in boardrooms has soared ...

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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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The Daughter Also Rises: Women are Storming Emerging-World Boardrooms

"Seven of the 14 women identified on Forbes magazine’s list of self-made billionaires are Chinese. Many firms in emerging markets do a better job of promoting women than their Western rivals, some surveys suggest. In China, 32% of senior managers are female, compared with 23% in America and 19% in ...

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Sidney Morning Herald: Australia failing in gender stakes

An article in the Sidney Morning Herald (Australia) argues that women in China and India are having greater success rising to the senior ranks of corporate management in those countries. Notes Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard with exasperation, “It's 115 years since women first voted in Australia, but only ...

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