We know that women improve company boards, but a recent study reveals that they also offer better support to less powerful stakeholders and, in turn, make their companies better corporate citizens.
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Gender diversity and stakeholder management are now top of the agenda for boards. Several measures have been taken over the years to increase the number of female directors. What, then, are the benefits of having more female directors on corporate boards?
Although it is very difficult to come to a clear-cut conclusion, studies tend to show that board gender diversity is associated with good financial performance. The assumption that heterogeneous groups foster
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