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
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    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
  • Catalyst Event
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    Corporate Board Summit 2018—Toronto

    Responding to Today’s Volatile Social Climate Strategically and Authentically

    In these times of social instability, global unrest, and rapid communication, organizations and their governing bodies are vulnerable to unprecedented public scrutiny and reputational risk. Movements such as #MeToo...

    Date & Time:
    15 October 2018
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET
    Location:
    The Fairmont Royal York Hotel
    Toronto, ON
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    Webinar: DirectWomen and Catalyst: Pathways to International Board Service

    DirectWomen's International Board Committee is co-hosting a webinar with Catalyst on the subject of international board service. Many experts maintain that a better gender balance at the C-suite and Board level offers substantial advantages for companies. Research has shown that a balance between...

    Date & Time:
    17 May 2018
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
  • Catalyzing
    Catalyst Women On Board™: Sponsorship Sparks Change

    Corporate boards have long been territory dominated by white males, and this entrenched tradition has been very slow to change. Even today, the boards of the S&P 500 are almost 80% male. Women hold only about 21% of S&P 500 board seats, and women of color are almost invisible—they hold less than...

    March 15, 2018 by Catalyst

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    2017 Western Corporate Board Summit: Leadership Redefined—Moving From Why to How

    By invitation only, the Western Corporate Board Summit will comprise a conversation between CEOs, board leaders, government and regulatory officials, and investors about how to elicit further action by Canadian companies to diversify their boards.

    Date & Time:
    3 November 2017
    8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. MT
    Location:
    Calgary, Canada
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    Corporate Board Summit: Leadership Redefined—Moving From Why to How

    The 2nd annual Corporate Board Summit will comprise a conversation between CEOs, board leaders, government and regulatory officials, and investors about how to elicit further action by Canadian companies to diversify their boards.

    Date & Time:
    6 November 2017
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET
    Registration opens at 3:30 p.m.
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
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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