EU promotes gender balance on company boards

Sep 04, 2012
<p>New legislative proposal drafted to impose 40 percent quota for women on boards of Europe&rsquo;s largest companies by 2020</p>
Last year, Viviane Reding, the EU’s commissioner for justice and fundamental rights, launched an initiative aimed at countering the strong gender imbalance that prevails within the European corporate landscape. The Women on the Board Pledge for Europe demanded

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