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Black Corporate Board Membership Grew by 32% in the Last Year, but Major Gaps Still Exist

The murder of George Floyd galvanized the need for racial reform and equity in the U.S., and boards have been listening. Data from the consulting firm ISS Corporate Solutions reveals that between July 2020 and May 2021, 32% of individuals newly appointed to the corporate boards within the country’s largest…

Men Don't Value Diversity Nearly as Much as Women

Women overwhelmingly consider gender and racial diversity as essential to the success of corporate boards, yet only about one-third of men feel that way, according to a report released last week. PricewaterhouseCoopers, ranked number three on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, received responses from 783 public company directors…

Why Should My Company Care if Our Board Is Diverse

Photo by Shutterstock Q. Why should my company care about whether the board of directors is diverse And how do I, as a diversity practitioner, help make that happen A. Board diversity has several benefits. It gives organizations new ideas and innovative solutions at the strategic level; it helps attain…