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The Government’s seriousness for 30% women in boardrooms has stakeholders optimistic that the numbers will move upwards.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) agreed on Monday to introduce legislation requiring German companies to allot 30 percent of their non-executive board seats to women from 2016.
KUALA LUMPUR: Public listed companies (PLCs) which fail to have any women on their boards of directors will be "named and shamed" in a list to be published by the Government next year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is continuing to push towards the goal of having women hold 30% of top corporate positions by announcing several new measures.
KUALA LUMPUR: The policy to get women to hold 30% of decision-making posts in the private sector is a milestone, Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission wants to make companies favour female non-executive board candidates where they are equally qualified so as to raise the proportion of women in boardrooms to 40 percent, EU sources said on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission has dropped a plan to force firms to give 40 percent of non-executive board positions to women in favour of a less drastic obligation to favour female candidates where they are equally qualified, an EU source said on Tuesday.
PETALING JAYA: There can be no developed Malaysia until the country is able to get women to realise their full potential and participate more effectively in the economic and social development of the nation, said Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.
PETALING JAYA: Efforts to boost gender diversity in listed companies has reached a milestone with the number of women on the board of Bursa Malaysia’s top 100 companies hitting 15.2%.
KUALA LUMPUR: Several successful women have taken on mentoring roles under a six-month programme to train selected Malaysian women executives to go further in their respective careers.