Much has been made over gender diversity on corporate boards in recent years. Study after study after study has shown that companies perform better when they have women on their boards of directors; it’s fair to assume that even the most crotchety, least woke board member would admit that gender diversity is an admirable goal, in theory.
Only a handful of companies have achieved gender parity on the board of directors. Too bad, because studies show that companies with more women in leadership positions perform better than their all-male counterparts.
A new report from GMI Ratings on the percent of corporate boards that have women members shows that global progress is moving at a crawl. The Women on Boards 2013 survey looked at 5,977 companies in 45 countries and found that women...
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