Advancing Gender Diversity: Investor Perspectives

Tue, October 23, 2018



Greater diversity on boards and across the organization not only makes good business sense, it is also simply the right thing to do. Diverse, competent, and independent boards and executive teams are linked to improved board effectiveness, better risk management, stronger corporate governance and ultimately, stronger financial performance. Although Canada continues to lag on board gender diversity compared to most developed country nations, institutional investors are increasingly pushing for progress—and they are getting results.