Thursday, 22 September 2011

UK: gender diversity of FTSE350 boards - institutional investors write to chairmen

Today's Telegraph newspaper reports that seven institutional investors have written to 250 chairmen of FTSE350 companies asking them to disclose by the end of next week, in a regulatory statement, their plans for employing more women directors: see here. It is also reported that at the start of this month only eight companies had publicly agreed to meet the targets set by Lord Davies with regard to the proportion of female directors on the board.

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