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Why are public companies facing shareholder proposals on topics related to board gender diversity?

Because the numbers just don’t add up.

Women are rising to the highest levels of government in many countries, advancing to executive ranks at top corporations,

A slowdown in the pace of changemsci

MSCI ESG Research LLC has reported annually on the state of women’s representation on corporate boards since 2009. The 2020 progress report provides an overview of gender diversity at the corporate boards and C-suites of the 2,907 constituents of the MSCI ACWI Index as of Oct. 30, 2020.

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