Once again the cry has gone out for mandatory quotas to increase the number of Women on Australian company boards. Curiously enough, the catalyst for this latest call by lobby group Women on Boards is a report – its own 0 showing that female participation on boards of a range of organisation is growing.
This is surely good news, but not according to WOB. Because the peoportion on women on the boards of S&P/ASX 200 companies has remained more or less static at 8.7 per cent, the progress achieved elsewhere has been dismissed as irrelevant.
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Source: brw.com.au | Leo D’Angelo Fisher