Corporate Governance

Leadership at the top of corporations shapes companies, communities, and societies. A gender-diverse board of directors and senior leadership team (C-suite) will help corporations lead and manage sustainable, effective business strategies, role model employee opportunities, and enhance their reputation.

  • Companies Must Explain Lack of Women Execs in Canada Rule

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted in this piece about a new rule in Canada that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the number of female directors and executives, along with targets for increasing diversity.

    Bloomberg Businessweek, by Katia Dmitrieva

  • New rules should see ‘significant progress’ in increasing women on boards of TSX-listed firms

    Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada, is quoted in this piece about the new requirement of publicly traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange to be completely transparent about female representation on their boards of directors.

    Finacial Post, by Barbara Shecter

  • NYSE, Nasdaq Behind Foreign Exchanges On Gender Diversity

    Brande Stellings, JD, Vice President, Corporate Board Services, is quoted in this piece about a recent report that found the Nasdaq exchange is falling behind on diversity compared to its overseas counterparts with diversity-focused rules in place

    Law360, by Andrew Strickler

  • Gender Equality = Men + Women Working Together

    This piece about the necessity of men to achieve gender equality for women mentions data from Catalyst's 2011 report, The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women's Representation on Boards (2004-2008).

    Huffington Post, by Susan Bulkeley Butler

  • Women and People of Color Are the Missing Link on Corporate Boards: What Massachusetts Could Teach Corporate America

    Data fom Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 is mentioned in this piece about the lack of diversity on corporate boards.

    Huffington Post, by Colette A.M.Phillips

  • Let's Talk Business: Can women really change the world's economy?

    Data from Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500is mentioned in this article about whether women can really change the world's economy.

    Caribbean News Now!, by Billie Bowe

  • 'Lean In' Isn't Enough: Women's Progress In Leadership Has Stalled

    Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Director, Research, is quoted in this article asking why women's progress in leadership has stalled. Catalyst's Pipeline's Broken Promise is mentioned as well.

    Business Insider, by Aaron Taube

  • How to Get Disruptive Innovation at its Best

    Catalyst's Women in Financial Services is cited in this piece about diversifying boards of financial insitutions.

    American Banker, by Susan Stautberg

  • How one woman landed her first board seat in the Fortune 500

    Data from Catalyst's The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards and Why Diverssity Matters are mentioned in this piece about Gerri Elliott from Juniper Networks.

    Fortune, by Michael V. Copeland & Danielle Lussier

  • Wall Street Women Seen Paid Less Than Men as Bias Endures

    In this article about the persistence of gender bias for financial services industries, data from Catalyst's 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top Earners is mentioned.

    Bloomberg, by Madeline McMahon