Keyword: women on boards

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Humour expressed by women in workplace seen as dysfunctional: study

Female humour is seen as dysfunctional in the workplace compared to men who are funny (or try to be) in work settings, according to a study by researchers at the University of Arizona and University of Colorado at Boulder. The researchers tested how humour is viewed by co-workers when delivered from a male leader as opposed to a […]

Canadian female execs earn 68% of male colleagues’ salaries: report

Despite efforts to diversify corporate boards and include more women, female executives are still a rarity and earn much less than their male counterparts, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. It found only four per cent of chief executive officers in Canada are women and they make up just 10 […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 3, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 10:39

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is emphasizing the issue of gender composition on investee companies’ boards in its latest sustainable investing report. With this fifth area of focus joining climate change, water, human rights and executive compensation, the CPPIB is aiming to address the issues of gender diversity in relation to long-term investment. In 2017, the pension fund voted on measures at 45 […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2018 January 13, 2021
  • 10:27