Stefan Stern reports on the most notable findings from our series of debates called “The Board is Dead; Long Live the Board”.
Is the glass half empty or half full? Progress has clearly been made towards the UK government’s target of having one in four members of FTSE 100 boards be women by the end of 2015.
Three years ago, women occupied little more than 12 per cent of the board seats at the UK’s biggest companies; now it is one in five. Lord Davies of Abersoch, who set the 25 per cent target in 2011, says the voluntary approach is working. But the threat of quotas has hung over boardrooms ever since the target was set, and continues to do so...
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