Posts Tagged "Netherlands"

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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The Netherlands: Better Diversity Needed on Dutch Pension Boards

The study of Erasmus Research Institute of Management claimed that better diversity on pension boards would mean better representation for the fund members and could help steer funds in the event of difficult decisions. The study said: “We find that boards predominantly consist of males between the age of 50 and 65 years, ...

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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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Europe Takes Lead on Boardroom Diversity

"The issue of women in the boardroom has gained impetus in recent weeks. The European Commission consultation paper on corporate governance, which closed for responses last week, has a strong focus on boardroom diversity. It was reinforced last month by a call from the European Parliament for EU-wide legislation to ...

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Global Proxy Watch: Debate over Women on Boards Continues to Play Out in Global Markets

According to Global Proxy Watch, "the debate over women on boards continues to play out in global markets: EU. The European Parliament Wednesday voted 534 to 109 for 30% female representation on corporate boards by 2015 and 40% by 2020. The non-binding resolution calls for mandatory quotas if voluntary measures fail. ...

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