Posts Tagged "spain"

You know those quotas for female board members in Europe? They’re working

May 2016. If a goal of the quotas is to bring more women into the top ranks of business, they seem to be working. Norway was the first to introduce quotas for women in 2003. Iceland, Spain and France followed with 40% targets. Last year, Germany became the largest economy to impose a ...

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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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Jamaica: Make space for skirts

In Jamaica, the 51% Coalition is working to achieve parity on all public-sector and private-sector boards. Research conducted by the Women's Resource and Outreach Centre, in collaboration with the Canadian International Development Agency, showed that while women have made significant strides in educational and professional development, over a 10-year period ...

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CWDI Releases 17th Report on Women on Boards

"Something is happening, and it's driven by Europe," said Irene Natividad, chair of the Washington-based international research group CWDI which releases its 17th annual report on Nov. 18. "The momentum for more women on boards will change the face of the biggest companies in Europe, in the midst of the ...

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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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European Boards Looking for Women Get Resumes From the U.S.

"European companies may be soon be looking for hundreds of female directors to fill quotas, prompting American executives to send their resumes across the Atlantic." Find out more.

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