Posts Tagged "Italy"

Can Gender Quotas Get More Women Into Boardrooms?

July 2015. A new article from Bloomberg discusses the various strategies used around the world to increase the number of women serving on corporate boards. The author discusses the different levels of effectiveness with voluntary targets compared to mandatory quotas. Though there is hardly consensus between countries on how to diversify ...

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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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Italy: Push ‘Pink Quotas’

The Wall Street Journal discusses the situation of Italy where fewer women work compared with most other industrialized countries but now the country is ready to turn a page—starting in the boardroom. "A new law requires Italian listed and state-owned companies to ensure that one-third of their board members are women ...

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Reply to the European Commission consultation on gender imbalance

Livia Amidani Aliberti, Romina Guglielmetti and Monica Pesce responded to the European Commission open consultation on gender imbalance in corporate boards in the EU. The three Italian respondents welcome the initiative on the part of the European Commission to address the issue of gender imbalance. They have a direct interest in promoting ...

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InGenere: Women on boards, a step forward

An interview with Morten Huse, Scholar of corporate governance at Norwegian School of Management BI, who studied the impact of women on business performance. He answered questions about a Norwegian law and its outcomes, numbers of women on boards, and latest studies on the impact of women on corporations. Read more

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FT: Equality and equilibrium in Italy

Strong article in 2/29/12 Financial Times by Rachel Sanderson highlights two sharply contrasting portrayals of Italian women  -- one, the young sex object of the Berlusconi world, and the other, the new Italy, re-energized under Prime Minister Mario Monti, that is determined  to fully integrate women into the highest ranks ...

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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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