Press Release: Singapore Businesses Need To Increase Gender Diversity

More formal mechanisms to ensure acceleration of the number of women on boards in Singapore.

Singapore, March 23, 2017– The PAP Women’s Wing and BoardAgender, an initiative of the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), are advocating that more needs to be done to increase the number of women in senior leadership roles and the boardroom.

In addition to setting a target of at least 20% female directors on boards by 2020, the PAP Women’s Wing and BoardAgender are calling for a revision to the Code of Corporate Governance to include a “comply or explain” disclosure policy for companies on their board diversity (including gender) in their annual reports.

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