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    2. Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident

      Research: When Women Are on Boards, Male CEOs Are Less Overconfident
      A number of governments (notably those in India, California, and parts of Europe) are pushing for greater female representation in the boardroom. And several studies suggest why: Having women on the board results better acquisition and investment decisions and in less aggressive risk-taking, yielding benefits for shareholders. Whats less clear is why these effects happen...
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    3. Women Get Bigger Share of Board Seats

      Women Get Bigger Share of Board Seats
      One-fifth of seats on a broad swath of public-company boards are now held by women, a sign of change as US corporations face increased pressure to diversify. The share of female board members in the Russell 3000 index, which includes most public companies on major US stock exchanges, increased to 20% in the second quarter of this year from 19% the previous quarter, according to Equilar, a governance-data firm. When ...
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    4. Behind the Curtain of WeWork’s All-Male Board of Directors

      Behind the Curtain of WeWork’s All-Male Board of Directors
      WeWork recently revealed the makeup of its Board of Directors in advance of its much anticipated IPO, and the selections are already stirring up some controversy. Many have zeroed in on the fact that none of the board members are women, despite the fact that the co-working giants S-1 filing promoted a culture of inclusivity. And because WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann remains chairman of the board and its majority shareholder ...
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    5. WeWork Doesn’t Have a Single Woman Director, According to IPO Filing

      WeWork Doesn’t Have a Single Woman Director, According to IPO Filing
      Its 2019, and a $47 billion company is going public with an all-male board of directors. WeWorks parent known formally as the We Company disclosed who comprises its board in an initial public offering prospectus early on Wednesday. Among the seven members, not a single one is female. The company was most-recently valued privately at $47 billion although its unclear if theyll receive the same price tag from the public ...
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    6. California Sued Over Law Requiring Women on Corporate Boards

      California Sued Over Law Requiring Women on Corporate Boards
      Californias first-in-the-nation law mandating women on boards of publicly held companies is facing what appears to be its first legal challenge. Judicial Watch, a Washington-based conservative activist group, said in a lawsuit filed this week on behalf of three California taxpayers that spending taxpayer money enforcing the law is illegal under the California constitution...
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    7. 2 Gender-Diversity Trends in the Corporate Boardroom

      2 Gender-Diversity Trends in the Corporate Boardroom
      Madison Sargis: A few weeks ago, it was reported that all-male boards are officially a thing of the past for the SP 500. And while it's great to see such positive headline figures, Morningstar wanted to highlight two trends that paint a less rosy picture about gender diversity within the corporate boardroom. First, small-cap companies are lagging large caps. Gender diversity for small caps is only where large caps ...
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    8. Lone Women in Boardroom are Likeliest to be Stretched for time

      Lone Women in Boardroom are Likeliest to be Stretched for time
      Companies that hold out too long on adding their first female board member are more likely to pick one whos already a director elsewhere, meaning shell have less time to devote to the firm, a Bloomberg Intelligence study found. Lone female directors served on an average of about 1.4 boards, the busiest of all classes of directors, according to the research released Tuesday by Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Rob Du ...
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    1. We would like you to set out how you intend to make genuine progress to improving board diversity. We therefore ask you to set out what actions the board is taking to ensure that substantial progress is made to meet the Hampton-Alexander 2020 targets.
      In UK: FTSE 350 Firms Under Fire Over ‘unacceptable’ Lack of Female Directors
    2. Often when we engage with companies on the issue of board diversity we hear that the biggest challenge is a lack of suitable female candidates.
      In Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
    3. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
      In With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI