A good board of directors should know where it has blind spots. Companies lacking the right mix of talent, experience and perspectives may miss opportunities, ignore threats and fail to hold management accountable.
Many US corporate boards today lack gender diversity. Among companies in the Russell 3000 index, just 18.5 per cent of directors are women. Even worse, one-sixth of companies have no female board members. Just 41 have reached gender parity. Incremental gains have been made, but change remains slow. This is why the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America is making a concerted effort to push boards to be more gender inclusive.
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By Roger Ferguson
Source: Financial Times
Since the transition to a market economy three decades ago, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has enjoyed what many have called a golden age of growth. However, the factors propelling that growth—such as labor-cost advantages and strong traditional industries—are losing momentum, and the region needs to find new sources of competitiveness.
While companies may spend a lot of time testing models before launch, many spend too little time considering how they will work in wild. In particular, they fail to fully consider how rates of adoption can warp developers’ intent.
Food companies are making diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a priority, according to the second report in the Future of Work series from Deloitte and FMI-The Food Industry Association.