Corporate Governance

Leadership at the top of corporations shapes companies, communities, and societies. A gender-diverse board of directors and senior leadership team (C-suite) will help corporations lead and manage sustainable, effective business strategies, role model employee opportunities, and enhance their reputation.

  • Report
    1995 Catalyst Census of Women Board Directors of the Fortune 500

    This is the definitive resource for anyone interested in the corporate boardroom. The report lists women on each company's board, with state, industry, and other analyses.

    Date: March 31, 1995
    Region: United States
  • Report
    Women on Corporate Boards: The Challenge of Change

    This research report explores the challenges faced by women emerging as candidates for corporate boards.

    Date: January 1, 1993
    Region: United States
  • Partner Event
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    Toronto Global Forum: Redefining Globalization

    The Toronto Global Forum is an international conference fostering dialogue on national and global issues. It is held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA). 

    Registration Fees: 

    1 Day: $700 CAD 2 Days: $1,250 CAD Full Event: $1,600 CAD

    Date & Time:
    30 October - 1 November, 2017
    Location:
    Fairmount Royal York Hotel
    100 Front St. West
    Toronto, ON M5J 1E3, Canada
    +1 866 540-4489
  • Catalyzing
    Nearly Is Not Enough!

    Seventeen years ago, as a young research assistant at Catalyst, I began to document and track the status of women and minorities on corporate boards. Over the years, I made it my life’s work to identify, familiarize myself with, and memorize the names of successful women and minority business leaders who serve as executives and on boards at America’s leading companies.

    June 1, 2017 by Meesha Rosa

  • Catalyst Event
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    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner

    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner

    March 20, 2018

    New York Hilton Midtown

    Has your organization made positive changes to its workplace culture that advance women and diverse groups? Has this work made an impact—and do you have results to prove it? By applying for the Catalyst Award...

    Date & Time:
    20 March 2018
    Location:
    New York Hilton Midtown
    1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, New York 10019, USA
  • Catalyzing
    A Path Forward for Women’s Rights

    These are challenging times for women, but there’s also renewed momentum for change. 

    February 8, 2017 by Deborah Gillis

  • "Missing Pieces Report: The 2016 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards" reveals new statistical information concerning trends of the past six years.

    Date: 2017
  • Catalyzing
    Thank you, Rockefeller Foundation for Supporting the Catalyst Women On Board™ US Initiative

    The Rockefeller Foundation has granted Catalyst $100,000 to expand our Catalyst Women On Board™ initiative throughout the United States. This generous support will help Catalyst shine a light on the lagging representation of women on boards and throughout executive ranks—which is widely recognized as a global economic imperative—as well as showcase a solution.

    January 27, 2017 by Brande Stellings, JD

  • Catalyzing
    How Canadian Companies Can Diversify Their Boards

    Simply put, gender diversity more accurately reflects the world we're dealing in. When you embrace it, you gain insight into your clients' thinking, you develop better relationships, and you build a better company. 

    December 9, 2016 by Victor G. Dodig

  • Catalyst Event
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    Webinar: Accelerating Change for Women in the Boardroom

    Join this webinar to hear about the impact gender-diverse boards can have on business and society, and what elements are necessary to build more a more diverse and inclusive boardroom.

    Date & Time:
    19 October 2017
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. UTC