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Report: Women on Russell 3000 Boards Increased by Just 4 Percent Over 3 Years; Only 10 Percent of S&P 500 Companies Explicitly Identify Directors' Race and Ethnicity; Analysis Reveals How Companies Can Improve Diversity and Strategic Capabilities in the B

Oct 01, 2020 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

As boards and investors alike focus on gender and ethnic diversity in the boardroom, and seek additional skills to address a new era of strategic challenges, companies will need to adjust their practices if they want to accelerate the pace of change in the boardroom. The percentage of female directors in the Russell 3000 increased by just 4.2 percentage points, and over 13 percent of the companies in the index still had no female directors. Moreover, only about 10 percent of S&...