Tag: directors

Liz Bolshaw

The deadline laid down by Lord Davies of Abersoch’s panel for FTSE 250 companies to set out targets for achieving greater board diversity has just passed. The press release reporting on what has been achieved skirts round the central question of how many companies have yet to report targets, but it is, unsurprisingly, strong on the progress that has been made. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Calpers and Calstrs, two US pension funds, are to launch a database of independent directors that will help improve corporate governance in companies held in their portfolios. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

On Friday I spoke to Catherine Bromilow, one of America’s 100 most influential people in corporate governance, according to the US National Association of Corporate Directors. (more…)

Liz Bolshaw

Political and media attention – including, it must be said, the Women at the Top project – has tended to focus board diversity discussions on large, quoted companies. New research from Creditsafe, the business intelligence company, paints a much broader picture drawing on data from more than 2m limited companies across Europe. (more…)

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