EU Progress Report – Women in Economic Decision-Making in the EU

(Introduction) : Gender imbalance on corporate boards remains an important challenge for all EU Member States. It constitutes an untapped potential of skilled human resources, as evidenced by the discrepancy between the high number of female graduates and their underrepresentation in top-level positions. As women still face numerous barriers on the way to the top, this discrepancy can be seen as a waste of much highly-qualified and needed human resources.

GMI Analyst: ESG and Accounting Metrics for Investment Use: Entrenched Board

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