Isabelle Kocher, Engie

7 June, 2017

Gender diversity best where companies are also led by women

Gender diversity has improved more on company boards around the world where the chief executive or chairman is also a woman, according to research from Deloitte. The firm's latest
Singapore, Singapore governance, corporate governance

6 June, 2017

Singapore sees rise of female board directors overall

Singapore, a country that has a reputation in Asia for its male-dominated corporate boards, has experienced a slight improvement in the number of female board directors. According to the latest rep...

19 May, 2017

Football Association reserves boardroom seats for women

The UK's Football Association (FA) has agreed corporate governance reforms, which will ensure that three seats on its board are reserved for women. Under the chairmanship of Greg Clarke, the FA's ...
gender diversity, women on boards, female board members

27 March, 2017

Less than a quarter of boardroom roles go to women

New research suggests that women hold less than a quarter of boardroom roles in public companies. Think-tank the Directory of Social Change looked at the CSR reports of 399 companies and found tha...

1 February, 2017

Why women struggle with shorter boardroom tenure

Much has been made of recent progress in appointing women to company boards in the UK, particularly in the FTSE 100. However, for a woman, being appointed to the board is only half the problem. Stayin...
gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

15 January, 2017

New gender quotas come into force for large French companies

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10 October, 2016

Indian businesses under pressure over women on boards

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5 October, 2016

Women bring under-represented skills to boards

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20 September, 2016

Australia approaching target for women on boards

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15 June, 2016

S&P 500 falls short on gender diversity

Poor progress has been made in appointing women to boardroom positions among S&P 500 companies, according to a new