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    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.

    GM’s Akerson Says Female Auto CEO Is Inevitable
    September 30, 2013

    GM is widely viewed as the most likely of the Detroit Three to be the first to have a female chief executive.

    Kellogg Among Best for Putting Women on Board of Directors
    September 26, 2013

    Three members of the Battle Creek-based cereal giant's board of directors are female.

    More Women Serving on Boards of Tenn. Public Companies
    September 26, 2013

    The number of companies lacking female representatives on boards dropped to 25 -- or 40 percent -- of 62 publicly traded companies surveyed from 29 the year before.

    Michigan’s Top Public Companies Failing to Put Women on Boards, in Executive Suite
    September 24, 2013

    Women currently hold just 98 of the 850 board seats at Michigan-based public companies.

    OSC Push to Add More Women to Boards Gains Momentum
    September 24, 2013

    Canada's Institute of Corporate Directors supports the OSC proposal to develop a new disclosure rule for companies to boost the number of women on boards of directors.

    Women Influencing Corporate Boards, Despite Shortage of Numbers
    September 23, 2013

    A recent Catalyst study determined that females held just under 17 percent of board seats of U.S. Fortune 500 companies last year.

    Pioneer Hayat Hailed for Championing Progress in the Boardroom
    September 20, 2013

    Nezha Hayat, one of Morocco’s leading businesswomen, applauded for focus on women in finance and on boards.

    Building a 21st-Century Board
    September 18, 2013 by

    Boardroom demographics have changed little: of today’s Fortune 1000 directors, more than 1,100 are 70 years or older.

    Chiquita Releases CSR Report
    September 17, 2013

    Report details U.S.-based group's environmental and sustainability initiatives, community activities, culture and training initiatives, and food safety programs.

    Retailers Discuss Compensation for Bangladesh Factory Disasters
    September 12, 2013

    (Reuters) - A dozen retailers and clothing brands are meeting in Geneva to discuss providing compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza and Tazreen factory disasters in Bangladesh, although several companies were noticeable by their absence. The tal...

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