Corporate boards became more diverse in 2021

Jan 4, 2022
Representation of women and people from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups increased significantly after 2020's pledges, data shows.
The number of directors from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups jumped by 25% last year, according to data from ISS Corporate Solutions.
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Is Jeff Bezos still in charge at Amazon?

Despite Bezos stepping down as Amazon CEO, "it's still going to be his show," one corporate governance professor says.
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More and more companies are separating the role of CEO and chairman. Why?

Nov 25, 2019
A Wall Street Journal reporter walks us through the trend.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg stepped down as chairman after fatal crashes of Boeing jets. He stayed on as CEO to address the company crisis.
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California law says corporate boards must include women

Oct 1, 2018
Why Gov. Jerry Brown signed the first-of-its-kind legislation into law.
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Hey ladies, your favorite brand is probably run by men

Jun 14, 2016
A new research group launches a database to help consumers learn about who they are buying from.
A new research group has launched a database to help consumers learn about gender equality in the leadership of 2,000 consumer brands.
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Companies face calls for separate CEO and board chair

Jun 9, 2015
At today's shareholder meeting, investors may learn the fate of the proposal.