1. European Firms Make Slow Progress in Appointing More Women to Boards

    European Firms Make Slow Progress in Appointing More Women to Boards

    (Reuters) - The proportion of women in leading positions at major European companies rose last year, but fell behind schedule to reach the European Commission's proposed target of 40% for 2025, a study by an EU-sponsored non-profit organisation showed on Thursday. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said earlier this month she would try to unblock legislation for a quota of women on EU company boards, which has been stuck since 2012...

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    1. At the current speed of change we will not be able to reach 40% women on boards by 2025.
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