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Women remain underrepresented in boardrooms of Canadian companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange despite the introduction of disclosure requirements intended to boost their numbers, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The report said while there’s some progress in the proportion of women on corporate boards, the pace of change remains slow. “More needs […]


Private equity firms appear to be having a tough time attracting younger talent to their teams and an even tougher time getting that talent to stick around, according to EY’s 2020 global private equity survey report. More than half (60 per cent) of those surveyed by EY said they experience some difficulty in attracting employees […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 28, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 08:49

Progress increasing women on corporate boards in 2018 has been slow, with women holding 17.9 per cent of all directorships at MSCI ACWI index companies as of Oct. 16, 2018, up incrementally from 17.3 per cent in 2017, according to an MSCI Inc. progress report on women on corporate boards. Among MSCI world index companies, […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 12, 2021
  • 10:19

In an effort to increase board diversity, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will establish a policy to vote against the chair of the board committee responsible for director nominations at its investee public companies if the board has no women directors. “We believe that companies with gender-diverse boards are more likely to achieve superior […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 24, 2018 January 12, 2021
  • 12:03