March 2013

 

 

 

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WOMEN ON CORPORATE BOARDS
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More and more companies, governments, and people are talking about the importance of gender diversity on corporate boards, an issue Catalyst has focused on for over 40 years. Read on to learn about our latest work.

CATALYST INITIATIVES
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CATALYST ACCORD
Created in response to the 2011 Catalyst Census: Financial Post 500 Women Board Directors, the Catalyst Accord is a call to action for Canadian corporations to increase the overall proportion of FP500 board seats held by women to 25 percent by 2017. Has your company signed on?

CATALYST CORPORATE BOARD RESOURCE
Catalyst Corporate Board Service works to increase board diversity by advocating for gender diversity in corporate boardrooms around the globe. Catalyst's research shows that companies with the greatest gender diversity on their boards financially outperform those companies with the least gender diversity. The Catalyst Corporate Board Resource connects leadership from organizations with open board positions to potential women candidates. Find out how you can get involved.

 
CATALYST RESEARCH
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2011 Catalyst Census: Financial Post Women Board Directors
2012 Catalyst Census: Financial Post Women Senior Officers and Top Earners
2012 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Board Directors 
2012 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners

Setting the Record Straight: Fortune Companies and Women on Boards
The Momentum Myth: The Impact of Turnover on Women's Representation on Fortune 500 Boards
Narrowing the Fortune 100 Gender Leadership Gap: Change is Closer Than You Think
The Supply Problem Myth: Fortune 500 Boards
The “Think Director, Think CEO” Myth: Fortune 500 Companies


Setting the Record Straight: Financial Post Companies and Women on Boards
The Momentum Myth: The Impact of Turnover on Women's Representation on Financial Post Public Company Boards 
Narrowing the Financial Post 100 Gender Leadership Gap: Change is Closer Than You Think
The Supply Problem Myth: Financial Post 500 Boards
The “Think Director, Think CEO” Myth: Financial Post 500 Companies


Quick Take: Women on Boards

Increasing Gender Diversity on Boards: Current Index of Formal Approaches

 
 
 
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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World Cocoa Foundation, Nonprofit Website   Institute for Industrial Producivity Website   Columbia University, Who's on the Ballot
           
 
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