• CNN Money - Missing from Asia’s boardrooms? Women

    CNN Money
    29 September 2013
    Charles Riley
     
     
    Companies in Asia have a major diversity problem. Compared to their western counterparts, shockingly few women hold leadership positions in these organizations. The problem is most acute at the very top of the corporate ladder, where in many cases, women are nowhere to be found.
  • The Australian: Boardroom Progress with a Quarter of New Directors Female

    26 September 2013
    Sarah-Jane Tasker
     
    MANDATORY targets for women on boards are having an effect, with research showing one in four new directors appointed last year were female.
  • Forbes: Pressure Is On For Female Appointments To UK Company Boards

    25 September 2013
    Dina Medland
     
    Pressure Is On For Female Appointments To UK Company Boards
     
    It is increasingly apparent that there is a serious ‘disconnect’ between words and action in the UK when it comes to placing women on boards of publicly listed companies. Prime Minister David Cameron and the coalition government first indicated their commitment to the issue by launching a review led by Lord Davies of Abersoch in February 2011. Yet almost three years later, the rate of progress has been agonising – and now appears to have stalled.
     

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