December 6, 2012 by E. Thames Fulton and Mary Kier
Mid-cap companies are lagging in diversity progress, while studies show boards must have at least three women participating before benefits are evident.
November 29, 2012
Canada placed 10th internationally for gender diversity in boardrooms, finds a Governance Metrics International study.
November 28, 2012 by NACD Editors
The annual lineup of the most influential people in corporate governance is diverse, comprehensive and, in some cases, even controversial.
November 26, 2012 by Kate Iannelli
In 2012, the composition of the NACD Directorship 100 mirrors that of the newly elected Congress.
November 26, 2012
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Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 2012 — After nearly four years in office, SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro today announced that she will step down on Dec. 14, 2012.
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November 21, 2012
She also stresses the need for better balance in the boardroom.
November 21, 2012
By 2013, a half-dozen women will sit on Northrop Grumman Corp.'s 14-member senior management team.
November 20, 2012
Companies with one or more females on their boards are significantly more likely to have improved sustainability practices, finds a new study co-sponsored by KPMG and Women Corporate Directors.
November 19, 2012
The High Water Women Foundation, which was founded in 2005 by senior women in the hedge fund industry, holds financial literacy classes, focusing on lower-income communities.
November 18, 2012
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November 15, 2012
EU Commissioner Vice President Viviane Reding expressed support for measures designed to increase the number of board seats held by women.
November 13, 2012
Boardroom gender diversity in Canada needs improvement in all sectors, though the financial services sector is outpacing the mining and energy industries, reports the Canadian Board Diversity Council.
October 31, 2012
A proposal to institute a mandatory 40 percent quota for women on Europe's corporate boards by 2020 was delayed following concerns about its legality.
October 26, 2012
NACD Chairman Barbara Hackman Franklin recently spoke with Business Week on the declining number of new directorships for women.
October 24, 2012
A EU proposal designating 20 percent of company supervisory board seats for women will be amended to ease potential sanctions from EU officials.
October 23, 2012
India ranks 38th in the world for women representation on boards, with only 4.8 percent of seats occupied by women, finds a new Institute of Public Enterprise study.
October 19, 2012
With women holding just 16.1 percent of corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies, some question whether diversity quotas are necessary.
October 16, 2012
Women comprise 47 percent of the US work force, account for 57 percent of US undergraduates, and spend more than 70 percent of consumer dollars worldwide. So, with all this brainy talent and buying power, why aren?t more of us sitting in the board room...
October 10, 2012
Each year, as many as 35,000 people gather in Cook County to run the Chicago Marathon, inarguably one of America’s great races. Records are broken and heroes, men and women, usually from Ethiopia or Kenya, walk away with $100,000, with considerably m...
October 5, 2012
Venture-backed companies including women executives have a greater chance of success, reports a new Dow Jones study.