Iss analyticsAs the U.S. annual shareholder meeting season is coming to an end, we review the characteristics of newly appointed directors to reveal trends director in nominations. As of May 30, 2019, ISS has profiled the boards of 2,175 Russell 3000 companies (including the boards of 401 members of the S&P 500) with a general meeting of shareholders during the year. These figures represent approximately 75 percent of

  • Only 3.5 percent of women on S&P 1500 boards are women of color
  • Campaign for greater gender diversity to include mixers nationwide

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In this first-of-its-kind initiative, the Thirty Percent Coalition partners with the Nathan Cummings Foundation to bring attention to the small percentage (3.5%) of women of color on S&P 1500 Corporate Boards

Fort Washington, PA – April 23, 2019 – The Thirty Percent Coalition has launched a national awareness campaign to promote women of color on corporate boards. This first of its kind initiative is being undertaken in partnership with the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

...we find that banks with more gender diversity on their board perform better once the composition of these boards reaches a critical level of gender diversity, corresponding to a board female share of around 13-17 percent.

 

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