Posts tagged as “board diversity”

May 25, 2015

Study
“Board Gender Diversity, Innovation and Firm Performance”

Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung and Kevin P Evans, May 25, 2015 This study found that firms with more gender-diverse boards achieve greater innovative success.
November 24, 2014

Study
“Diversity Matters”

Vivian Hunt, Dennis Layton and Sara Price, McKinsey, November 24, 2014 McKinsey’s analysis found a statistically significant relationship between a more diverse leadership and better financial […]
November 5, 2014

Study
“Women on Boards and Firm Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis”

Corinne Post and Kris Byron, Academy of Management Journal, accepted November 5, 2014 A recent meta-analysis, which looked quantitatively at the results from 140 studies, found […]
May 7, 2013

Study
“Does the Gender of Directors Matter?”

Mariam Schwartz-Ziv, Harvard University – Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, May 7, 2013 A 2013 Harvard University study, “Does the Gender of Directors Matter,” concluded […]
March 30, 2013

We Still Need a Carbon Tax, Pipeline or Not

Mutual fund manager BlackRock Inc. has reportedly revised its proxy voting guidelines and may for the first time oppose the reelection of corporate directors, should it determine that a board’s makeup is insufficiently diverse.