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    Women on Boards Improve a Bank’s Performance
    November 21, 2013

    The Credit Suisse Research Institute, McKinsey & Company, and Catalyst have all issued studies recently indicating that return on equity, return on sales, and return on invested capital are higher when gender diversity exists on the board of directors.

    Coalition Poised to Introduce Women Quotas on German Boards
    November 19, 2013

    Under the new coalition proposals, companies who cannot find women to fill at least 30 percent of supervisory board seats will be forced to leave those seats vacant until they do.

    Tips for Women Eager to Break Through the Boardroom Glass Ceiling
    November 19, 2013

    Huffington Post Canada columnist Andrea E. Bolger offers tips based on her own experience as a board member of not-for-profits and boards within RBC to help other women become directors.

    DECISIONS
    November 19, 2013

    To decide or not to decide, that is the question. Men and womenmake decisions, in a way that other animals do not. Does a rabbitdecide to excavate a burrow? Imagine Bugs Bunny behind a boardroomtable, debating with his fellow rabbits whether to go ahea...

    How Women Change the Conversation on Boards
    November 14, 2013

    Fortune's Most Powerful Women event in Hong Kong featured a "Boards Across Borders" discussion that centered on how to get more women on corporate boards.

    California Questions Corporations’ Religious Rights
    November 12, 2013

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris is urging the court not to let corporate executives invoke their religious beliefs to deny birth-control coverage to female employees.

    Women Lag in Leadership Roles, CEO Earnings, New National Report Shows
    November 11, 2013

    Last year, 47.3 percent of law school graduates were female. However, only 15 percent of equity partners and 5 percent of managing partners were women.

    Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Vets and Military Spouses
    November 7, 2013

    Among the other companies that have launched aggressive plans to hire veterans are JPMorgan, UPS, and Wal-Mart.

    Omnimedia Taps Dienst as CEO, Morningstar Appoints Biehler CFO, Amgen Names Phillips 66 CEO to Board, more
    November 1, 2013

    Hulu Adds Former Disney Exec to CFO Post. Former Surgeon General Named to Herbalife Board.

    Arizona-Company Directors Bring Expertise From Around World
    October 28, 2013

    Some say it's good when at least some of the men and women who serve as directors . . . have local roots.

    Focused Effort to Narrow the Gender Gap on Corporate Boards
    October 25, 2013

    A program at George Washington University School of Business is helping women make it onto the short lists to be considered for open board seats and training women to be ready to step into those directorships when chosen.

    Few Women Hold Top Positions in Louisiana Public Companies, Concludes Study
    October 25, 2013

    In focusing on the state's most active publicly traded companies, researchers determined that 26 women are among the 363 board members and 39 women were among the 287 executives.

    Women Sought on Boards in Corporate India
    October 23, 2013

    The demand was spurred by the Companies Act, which requires every listed company to have at least one female director within the next year.

    OSC’s Women on Boards Initiative Won’t Work, Teachers CEO Warns
    October 17, 2013

    Jim Leech predicted that voluntary disclosure rules can be attempted for a few years, but will ultimately be rejected as inadequate.

    It’s Time for Tech Companies to Fix the Gender Imbalance, Columnist Urges
    October 17, 2013

    Vivek Wadhwa asks: "Is there really a shortage of women who are qualified to be on technology-company boards?"

    California Setting the Pace for Women on Corporate Boards
    October 16, 2013

    Senate Resolution 62 urges publicly held corporations with nine or more directors' seats to fill at least three of them with females over the next three years.

    Analysts raise Yahoo price targets on Alibaba magic
    October 16, 2013

    (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's plan to keep a larger-than-expected stake in e-commerce giant Alibaba after the Chinese company's IPO prompted at least seven brokerages to raise their stock price targets on the U.S. company. Shares of Yahoo were set ...

    Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Wants OSC to Force Firms to Add Female Directors
    October 8, 2013

    In Canada, females currently account for around 11 percent of directors on the boards of companies in the S&P/TSX composite index.

    FTSE 100 Companies Still 66 Female Directors Short of Boardroom Target
    October 8, 2013

    While the number of all-male boards in the FTSE 100 has increased to six in the last six months, there were 21 all-male boards when the target was set.

    Women Are Under-Represented in Asia’s Boardrooms
    October 1, 2013

    Study shows women occupied only 6 percent of corporate board seats in Asia in 2011.

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