Women in the boardroom
A global perspective
In many countries, gender – including the specific question of quotas for women on corporate boards – has become a key area of focus in the boardroom diversity conversation.
From a corporate governance perspective, including more individuals with different backgrounds on boards of directors could improve board effectiveness; harnessing strength from a range of experiences allows boards to bring a more diverse perspective to problems.
In its second edition of Women in the boardroom: A global perspective, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s (DTTL) Global Center for Corporate Governance seeks to understand the state of legislation, regulation, and voluntary initiatives on this topic around the world.
Download this global perspective to learn more about how many countries have already taken steps – some large, some small – to increase the presence of women in their country’s boardrooms. Share your ideas and join the conversation across DTTL and its member firms’ social media networks.