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Commission releases viral ‘women on boards’ video clip

[Brussels, 23 November 2012] The European Commission last week launched a viral video clip to accompany the announcement of draft EU legislation to promote parity on company boards across the EU. Commissioner Reding’s proposal sets a target of 40% of women on boards by 2020 and calls on the Member States to put in place effective sanctions in cases of non-compliance.

Gender Balance on Corporate Boards

Just 1 in 7 board members at Europe’s top companies is a woman. Do we want to wait another 40 years to reach a fair gender balance?

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