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Boardroom Indicator: 658

According to a recent study from Equilar, 658 companies in the Russell 3000, or 23.3%, lacked any females on their boards. By comparison, only seven S&P 500 companies (1.4%) lacked a female member in 2016. 214 more words

Nominating & Governance

Board Recruiting and Refreshment Strategies: Asking the Experts

As the balance of power in corporate governance shifts toward shareholders, corporate boards are coming under scrutiny from investors on issues of board recruiting and board diversity. 638 more words

Nominating & Governance

Silicon Valley Bank Thinks This Simple Change Can Bridge the Gender Gap

Silicon Valley Bank is considering making a change to its hiring process in an attempt to increase gender diversity.

The commercial bank caters mainly to the life science and technology businesses, the latter of which has a… 364 more words


In Conversation: Steve Odland, CEO of the Committee for Economic Development

“In Conversation” is a regular feature on Board Intelligence highlighting the perspectives of boardroom and governance leaders and their contributions to advancing the conversation on corporate leadership. 1,533 more words

Nominating & Governance

STEM Women Vs US President Donald Trump? Female Scientists Speak Out

The United States of America presidential elections may be over but the effect of the results are still trickling and rippling across the country.

In an effort to address concerns regarding women and their future, STEM women are banding together to speak out about the election results…Read more

Written Work

After Losing Women, Microsoft Ties Executive Bonuses to Boosting Diversity

For the second year in a row, the share of women employees at Microsoft slipped, this time dropping from 26.8% to 25.8%. Now, the tech behemoth has a new plan to stop—and hopefully reverse—that slide. 350 more words