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Issues: Board Composition and Diversity

Related Research and Writings

Every Other One: A Status Update on Women on Boards from the Committee for Economic Development
November 14, 2016 | Report
As part of the Every Other One initiative, CED outlines multiyear guidelines implemented through direct outreach from our “ambassadors” to CEOs and chairs of nominating and governance committees of Fortune 1000 companies. The initiative began with a letter sent to Fortune 1000 nominating and governance committee chairs, signed by CED Members—who are Fortune 500 CEOs, senior executives, university presidents, and policy experts—describing the importance of increasing the number of women on corporate boards.

Every Other One: More Women on Corporate Boards
November 30, 2014 | Report
CED’s newest paper, “Every Other One: More Women on Corporate Boards” updates CED’s 2012 Policy Paper, “Fulfilling the Promise:How More Women on Corporate Boards Would Make America and American Companies More Competitive,” which urged companies to expand opportunities for women and make it a priority to develop the talents and advance the careers of female staff who have been identified as potential leaders.

Past Programs and Webcasts

Governance Watch: Diversity in the Boardroom
May 12, 2016 | Governance Watch
Hosted in Collaboration with Egon Zehnder International 

2015 Breakfast of Corporate Champions & Symposium
November 19, 2015 | Special Webcast
Hosted in Collaboration with the Women's Forum of New York and The Committee for Econcomic Development (CED)

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