Globally, governments and businesses are discussing gender diversity on boards. This tool describes the different approaches countries have taken to increase women’s representation in the boardroom and summarizes the same key aspects of each approach, including:
While the advantages and disadvantages of each method are open to debate, the general consensus is that gender diversity on boards is good for business. This tool gives readers, including board directors, corporate leaders, and policy makers, a straightforward way to make comparisons.
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Suggested Citation: Catalyst, Increasing Gender Diversity on Boards: Current Index of Formal Approaches (May, 2012).