Proxy voting and management engagement are the best hopes to boost the number of women on boards—before regulators step in.
Investors and business decision makers recognise the value of gender diversity, including on corporate boards.
Gender diversity is valuable to companies because diverse teams perform better, according to global analytics and advice firm Gallup. Better problem-solving leads to improved performance. Why would companies not seek to attract and retain 50% of the workforce?
According to the US 2020 Women on Boards campaign, which aims to increase the percentage of women on corporate boards to 20% by 2020, gender diversity on corporate boards provides diversity of thought for better decision-making. It reflects the employees, customers and sh
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