Posts Tagged "Hong Kong"

Hong Kong Now Boasts a 50-member Chapter of the 30 Percent Club

South China Morning Post July 19, 2013:  In Hong Kong, the 30 Percent Club of mostly male business leaders in support of bringing more women onto corporate boards has signed up 50 prominent members since the initiative was launched in March. In order to further narrow the gap, The Women's ...

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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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Hong Kong business lacking female executives, says Sian Westerman

12/10/2012: Though Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing recently proposed to require companies to provide a reason if their boards do not reflect gender diversity, Hong Kong lags far behind Britain.  Following the Davies report two years ago, London's percentage of women on the FTSE-100 companies has risen from 12.5% to 17.3% (Hong ...

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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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WSJ: Study shows that Diverse Boardrooms Perform Better

The article summarizes the main findings of the recent study of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Focusing on firms based in Singapore and those listed on the Singapore Exchange Ltd., the study shows that firms with diverse boardrooms outperformed those with heavily male or family-controlled boardrooms. Read 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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Analysis of the Role of Women Running Hong Kong

"Who runs Hong Kong? Not women. In government, politics, and especially business, the corridors of power are dominated by men." This is the first of a two-part series on the role of women in running Hong Kong. It forms part of the South China Morning Post's WhoRunsHK project, which examines the ...

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