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Women on boards: 2019 progress report

categories: Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEAI, EMELIANOVA Olga, MILHOMEM Christina, Investing (Investment Management), Responsible Investing, Asset Managers (Quant or Fundamental), Asset Owners, ESG Products & Services, Equities

Our annual update on women’s representation on corporate boards found a noticeable uptick in 2019: 20.0% of directors were women, up from 17.9% in 2018 and 17.3% in 2017. At the current pace, a 50/50 gender split among global directors might be reached by 2044. We have added other areas of interest including market- and sector-specific corporate gender diversity issues, expertise comparison and an overview of regulatory frameworks around gender diversity.

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2019 WOB Progress Report.pdf