Pushing a particular formula for getting more women onto boards is a surefire way to narrow the conversation and slow progress, argues Catherine Banat.
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With proponents of board diversity now firmly in the majority, it’s time for companies to deliver.
A recent survey by Royal Bank of Canada Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) found that three-quarters of investors in the US, Europe and Canada think that gender equality on boards is important. But figuring out how to turn that sentiment into executive action is no simple task.
The most important thing that needs to be done right now is to get as many corporate le
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Recent corporate collapses such as BHS and Carillion have put "going concern" statements in the spotlight. New guidance will make non-executive directors—especially those on the audit committee—part of the assessment.
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