By: Malli Gero and Stephanie Sonnabend
We are pleased to present the 2016 Gender Diversity Index (GDI) report: our annual analysis of America’s largest companies. In this year’s report, we analyze how the GDI has changed over time and compare this baseline group with companies on the 2015 and 2016 Fortune 1000 lists. In the final years of the campaign, we will continue to inform, educate and advocate for board diversity. We’ll hold companies accountable until all have met or surpassed the 20% goal. Looking ahead, we will concentrate our efforts on new and smaller companies, encouraging them to join the global movement in advancing women to corporate boards. Our success starts and ends with you. Register your support for the campaign on our website. Call on the Zero Z Companies to add women to their boards through our monthly 2020 Challenge email blasts. Attend the annual National Conversation on Board Diversity in a city near you on the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Together we will make it happen!