TSX Companies Refuse to Adopt Gender Parity Targets: Report
The number of women on the boards of companies listed on the TSX only inches up a measly percentage point or two every year, just cracking a record 14.5 per cent in 2017.
Meanwhile, companies overwhelmingly refuse to adopt targets that would bring their board leadership closer to gender parity.
That's according to a new Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP report that reveals 88 per cent of companies listed on the TSX haven't introduced a target to reach equality — a measure some advocates have long urged as a way to tackle the lack of female representation.
"TSX Companies Refuse to Adopt Gender Parity Targets: Report."
(25 October 2017):