Wednesday 5 March 2014

UK: Women on boards and the voluntary code for executive search firms - recommendations for meeting the 25% target

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has published the results of an independent review it commissioned concerning the operation of the Voluntary Code for Executive Search Firms: see here (pdf). The report makes ten recommendations with the view of supporting the attainment of the 25% target for women on FTSE100 boards, including calling on the investor community to play a more active role in challenging businesses on their plans for creating more gender balanced boards.

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