May. 19 2011 - 4:17 pm
The time has come for corporate boards to include among their ranks more than just a token number of women. Study after study has proven that when more corporate boards include a higher percentage of women, shareholders, customers, employees and stakeholders benefit.
The “business case for gender equality” Harvard has called it (http://onforb.es/c5Toqk and http://hvrd.me/kJxbgA). And it is powerful.
This week it has been my privilege to help put on and attend an incredible two-day WomenCorporateDirectors Global Institute of over 200 women corporate directors from around the world, as well as their Visionary Award Dinner, honoring three global companies with an outstanding dedication to women’s leadership on their boards, and in their executive ranks — P&G, Kraft, and Coca-Cola.
Full Story: http://blogs.forbes.com/daviatemin/2011/05/19/a-call-to-action-more-women-on-boards-around-the-world/