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Gender balanced scorecard – Where do top companies rank?


Once a year the consulting company 20-first has a look at the gender balance in the world’s top companies. Their gender balanced scorecard – this year published for the fourth time – gives a quick overview over of the gender ... read more

Henkel in the Management Board of the German Charter of Diversity


Recognition, appreciation and integration of diversity. These are essential requirements that are laid down in the German Charter of Diversity. Since the establishment of this initiative in December 2006, now more than 1300 companies and institutions have confessed to the ... read more

A Simple Way to Increase Board Diversity

The jury is in – diverse boards create competitive advantage versus boards that are more homogeneous. Numerous studies have demonstrated the business case. Here’s more recent evidence ... read more

Lack of cultural diversity a ‘risk’

CULTURAL diversity will be the next wave of change for Australian boards in 2013, as corporates look to their senior ranks to forge a deeper engagement with Asia. ... read more

Hey, Corporations: Here’s One Way to Think About Board Diversity

Here’s a piece of advice for corporations: select your board members the same way you draft your fantasy football team. ... read more

EU gender quota on board membership finally coming?


Viviane Reding, EU commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and citizenship, is drafting a proposal to enforce a gender quota on board membership: Listed companies should reserve 40 percent of their non-executive directorships for the under-represented sex. With an ongoing discussion ... read more

Richard Branson on Why We Need More Women in the Boardroom

In most developed nations, the percentage of women in the labor force has increased dramatically since the 1950s. ... read more

Male, female corporate directors at odds on diversity: Survey

A study released Thursday on board of directors’ opinions found that although male and female directors think alike on some subjects, they often disagree about the topic of diversity. ... read more