LARGER COMPANIES, MORE WOMEN
Larger companies score better on boardroom diversity than smaller companies. In GDI F100 companies, 273 women now hold 24% of the board seats, an average of 2.9 women directors per board, up from 2.7 women last year. In GDI F500 companies, 1020 women hold 21% of the board seats, an average of 2.3 directors per board, up from 2.2 directors last year. In smaller GDI F501-1000 companies, 659 women hold 17.9% of board seats, an average of just 1.8 women directors per board, up from 1.7 last year. What’s more, 17% of GDI companies have 30% or more women on their boards; 4% have 40% or more, and 1% have reached parity.
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