Materials Related to 10/3 BDTI Event: “Gender Diversity on Boards”

We had a very successful event on 10/3 on the subject of Gender Diversity on Boards – Why it Matters, and How to Increase It, and are very thankful for the support of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ), the ACCJ, the French Chamber, the EBC, and TMI Associates…. not to mention the participation of McKinsey.

Various materials that we handed out at theevent, and other materialsare available on our data library. The library now contains a very large number of documents on the topic of diversity. Please register (simple processs) at the upper right, in order to get access to many of these:

McKinsey's Why Women Matter – Asian Version

McKinsey Press Release about the Above Report– English

McKinsey Press Release about the Above Report – Japanese

Mr. Desvaux's Handout (McKinsey)

BDTI – Women Directors in Japan – Summary Data

Cabinet Office Policy – aDiversity Goal

Catalyst #s on Female Directors in Different Countries

The Board Director Training Institute (BDTI) is a "public interest" nonprofit in Japan dedicated to training about directorship, corporate governance, and related management techniques. It is certified by the Japanese government to conduct these activities as a regulated nonprofit. Read a summary about BDTI here, and see a menu of its services for both corporations and investors here.

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