Boardroom accountability project aims to bring diversity to board and CEO recruitment

By |2019-10-24T19:03:04+02:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

New York City Comptroller, October 11, 2019 New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, has launched the third stage of the Boardroom Accountability Project. It is the first initiative that [...]

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Competitive advantage = board composition

By |2019-08-29T15:59:02+02:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Ethical Boardroom, July 2019 Efficiency, productivity, and innovation... A company's ability to transform and face challenges has a direct correlation to the performance and composition of the board. "This means [...]

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Illinois bill aiming to diversify corporate boards

By |2019-06-24T17:41:17+02:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Chicago Tribune, June 4, 2019 “Building diverse corporate boards, ones that truly reflect the population of our state, is no small undertaking. The understandable concern is that companies won’t prioritize [...]

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What is the Nominating and Governance Committee looking for?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+01:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

SpencerStuart, 2018 According to SpencerStuart's survey of 177 nominating/governance committee members, the top trends and priorities are: Recruiting profiles: 62% women, 49% active CEO/COO, 48% technology experience 66% considered or [...]

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California pushes for women on boards

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Wall Street Journal, 8/29/18 Several European countries have adopted gender mandates over the past few years. In the US, the California mandate could fuel more regulations throughout the country. Some [...]

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5 noteworthy trends from our annual proxy benchmark

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

For the second year in a row, our benchmark study of the proxy statements filed by Fortune’s 250 largest U.S. firms determined that companies are devoting an increasing amount of [...]

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These are the 10 tech companies with the most diverse boards

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

CNBC, April 26, 2018 In the struggle to achieve representative boards, some companies are pulling ahead. For years, the tech industry has grappled with issues surrounding diversity and inclusion. And while there are still [...]

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Boards Will Reach Gender Parity in 2055 at Current Pace

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34+01:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Equilar, 1/31/17 "The new Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI) revealed that it will take nearly 40 years for Russell 3000 boards of directors to reach gender parity. If the current rate [...]

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State Street’s diversity push hits the road

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34+01:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Corporate Secretary Magazine, 11/07/17 Rakhi Kumar, managing director and head of ESG investments and asset stewardship at SSGA, talks about the impact State Street's stance has had on the firm’s [...]

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