• Gender quotas needed to get more women into boardrooms: Forum

    20 September 2019 |  by The Straits Times

    Policymakers across the region should adopt quotas on corporate boards to reduce the gender gap in leadership positions, said female speakers at a forum yesterday.

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  • Singapore is second-worst globally for workplace diversity; 1 in 4 workers bullied: poll

    17 September 2019 |  by The Straits Times

    SINGAPORE is the second-worst performing country in terms of workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices, based on a poll of employees in 14 countries by Kantar, a data, insights and consulting firm.

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  • After years of ‘glacial’ change, women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats

    17 July 2019 |  by The Washington Post

    When Kathy Higgins Victor first joined the board of directors at Best Buy in 1999, she was the only woman in the room. The former Northwest Airlines human resources chief and now president of a leadership coaching firm remembers how she “would say something, and then there’d be silence” followed by approval of a male colleague’s comments. She recalls thinking “Excuse me, was my mic off?”

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  • Women's board appointment in top 100 SGX-listed firms rises to 15.7% in H1

    12 September 2019 |  by The Straits Times

    FOR the first half of 2019, women on boards increased by 0.5 percentage point to 15.7 per cent among top 100 primary-listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), said the Council for Board Diversity.

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  • UK companies accused of box ticking over female appointments

    11 July 2019 |  by The Financial Times Ltd

    Women being promoted to senior executive positions for symbolic purposes, says report

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