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Five trends to worry about if your firm has ignored inclusive leadership

Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators released the report on its three-year review of Comply or Explain. This new approach, which came into effect Dec. 31, 2014, requires non-venture issuers to disclose whether they have a diversity policy, along with the number and percentage of women serving on their boards and in executive officer roles. 863 more words


16% of Corporate Board Members Say Racial and Gender Diversity Has No Benefit 'At All'

Corporate directors, it seems, are a tough sell.

Despite research that shows the positive effects of greater board diversity—companies with it are more likely to have strong financial performance… 402 more words


Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit

Apple’s Denise Young Smith sent an apology to team members at Apple today over comments she made at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. 1,245 more words


Who Run the World? Girls, That's Who.

Yesterday was International Day of the Girl, and in honor of creating opportunities for women, I’d like to celebrate with the Stiller Women in Business. In 2015, two professors at Champlain College gathered a group of women in various degrees to form an on campus empowerment organization that seeks to support female identifying individuals in this division find their place and expand their networks. 422 more words


Sheryl Sandberg: "Blind Spots" Are Getting in Our Way of Achieving Gender Equality in the Workplace

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of the 2013 bestseller “Lean In,” has become the face of and an activist for female empowerment.

And as part of today’s launch of the… 339 more words


Board of Directors: Is Gender Diversity Sufficient?

A few weeks ago, a newspaper article caught my eye as I was working on a matter involving compliance with the various diversity requirements for a client’s companies’ boards of directors. 1,039 more words