Isabelle Kocher, Engie

7 June, 2017

Gender diversity best where companies are also led by women

Research finds boardroom gender diversity is improving, but has developed most in companies where leadership roles are also occupied by women.

football

19 May, 2017

Football Association reserves boardroom seats for women

Football Association votes for changes that will see boardroom roles reserved for women, following the introduction of a governance code for sport.

gender diversity, women on boards, female board members

27 March, 2017

Less than a quarter of boardroom roles go to women

Research reveals that the number of board positions in public companies held by women is improving, but is still just 22%.

1 February, 2017

Why women struggle with shorter boardroom tenure

Boardroom diversity is improving but women face an additional problem: staying on a board after appointment.

gender diversity, gender quotas

15 January, 2017

New gender quotas come into force for large French companies

Large French companies will now be required to have at least 40% of female board members.

10 October, 2016

Indian businesses under pressure over women on boards

Business regulator calls for action from companies in India that have so far missed the 2015 deadline to appoint women to their boards.

5 October, 2016

Women bring under-represented skills to boards

Study finds that female board directors in the US are more likely to have the least common skill sets.

20 September, 2016

Australia approaching target for women on boards

Figures reveal the ASX 200 group of companies is on track to reach diversity target by 2018.

gender diversity, gender quotas

15 June, 2016

Positive influence

To enhance the benefits of diversity for corporate social performance, efforts should be directed at holding boards more accountable to diverse stakeholders and improving the status of women, says Kris Byron

15 June, 2016

S&P 500 falls short on gender diversity

Research reveals that S&P 500 boardrooms remain male bastions with few on a path to gender parity.