Commission report: Little progress towards gender equality on company boards

Commission report: Little progress towards gender equality on company boards


A European Commission report published on 5 March shows that there has been little progress made toward increasing the number of women on company boards. Just one in seven board members in at Europe’s top firms is a woman (13.7%). Though it is a slight improvement from 11.8% in 2010, at this rate it would take more than 40 years to reach a significant gender balance of at least 40% of both sexes.

Gender balance in top positions contributes to better business performance, a recent re...


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