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Boardroom Quotas

Gender Quotas in the Boardroom Keep Marching On

Susan Bloch | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Susan Bloch

Stakeholders -- investors, customers and the workforce are demanding change. The U.S. can't be seen to lag behind Europe. We need to rectify an imbalance rooted in dated stereotypes and male-dominated cultures. If quotas are not the solution, we need to revise recruitment strategies and processes, to ensure we find qualified women.

Germany's New Boardroom Gender Quota Could Be A Model For Other Countries

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business

Germany on Friday approved a new quota that will force some of Europe’s largest companies to increase the number of women in their boardrooms to 30 ...

EU Official: 'Women Mean Business'

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS — The European Union is moving closer to introducing mandatory quotas for the number of women on company boards after businesses failed...

Women and Quotas: Will It Break the (Plexi) Glass Ceiling?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Companies won't change unless someone forces them to do so. Women on boards bring higher profits, higher quality earnings, better share price growth, better decisions and higher innovation.