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Increasing the Representation of Women in Corporate Boardrooms

Category:WOMEN
Sub-Category:GENERAL
Resolution Number:800.10.25
Club:Calgary
Province:Alberta
Year:2017
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, the Minister of Status of Women, and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Canadian Securities Administrators, to implement legislation to ensure a more balanced gender representation on the boards of federally incorporated companies and Crown corporations by requiring a minimum of one-half of all new board appointments to be female and one-half of all candidates under consideration for open board positions to be female.
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, the Minister of Status of Women, and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, along with the Canadian Securities Administrators to require federally incorporated companies and Crown corporations in such legislation to also disclose their diversity initiatives or plans to train, promote and identify potential female leaders who are capable and competent to fill executive roles within their businesses

 

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Article ID: 1715