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Mandating quotas will ensure women have a spot at the C-suite table

Germany's coalition government recently voted to enforce quotas for women in senior management of the country's public companies. Next year, management boards with more than three members must have at least one woman. This is not a…

Quotas required to have more women on corporate boards?

Of the 12 largest European markets, five – France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Norway — have mandatory quotas on women serving on boards. So, 46 per cent of 733 TSX-listed companies have no women sitting on their boards. Not even one. This…

Gender diversity on corporate boards won’t happen until we limit terms

Last month brought the news that nearly 20 per cent of Canada’s board members are women. That is a lot better than a decade ago, when it was 12 per cent, but no ovations yet, please – we are making progress much more slowly than others.…