Posts Tagged "New Zealand"

Stock Exchanges Address Boardroom Diversity

July 2015. Tara Giunta and Michelle Cline of  Paul Hastings LLP explore the role of stock exchanges in promoting gender diversity on corporate boards. The article from Ethical Boardroom reviews the varying stages of progress in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, and North America regarding diversity-related provisions in listing requirements. Although few ...

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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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Wanted: Diverse boardrooms

11/17/2012: Though the percentage of women in management is 21%, only 9.3% of directors on the boards of New Zealand's top 100 listed companies are women.  Given these statistics, the question inevitably arises as to whether an old boys network is hindering women's corporate participation, though for New Zealand there is ...

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New Zealand: Bold approach suggested for women directors

Henrietta H. Fore, director of one of the world's largest companies, Exxon Mobil Corporation, made a provocative observation of New Zealand listed companies this week. None of them have three female directors on their board. "One woman is the invisibility phase, two women is the conspiracy phase and three women is mainstream," she ...

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NZX adopts gender diversity

"Listed companies will have to tell investors how many women they have in their senior ranks, the NZX has decided. The stock exchange operator is adopting a gender diversity rule – still subject to FMA approval – after consulting with listed companies earlier this year. Essentially, it is a voluntary code for ...

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Harvard Law School: Initiatives to Place Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

In his paper, Initiatives to Place Women on Corporate Boards of Directors, forthcoming in the Australian Corporate & Securities Law Review, Douglas Branson investigates initiatives to place women on corporate boards. In the United States, the representation of women on corporate boards of directors has been flat for 6 years now. By contrast, elsewhere ...

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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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Chair of New Zealand Securities Commission Jane Diplock Speaks to the Paris Chapter of Women Corporate Directors

Click here to download a copy of Chair Diplock's speech (PDF): SECCOMDOCS-124987-v2-Speech__WCD__Paris_13_Oct_2010_0

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