Sticks, not carrots, are often needed for boardroom balance

The issue of board diversity has hit home for most firms, but some need steering in the right direction

21st July, 2019

At the end of May, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Stanton launched the first report of the Balance for Better Business Review Group.

The group, established by the government to make recommendations on how more women can be involved in decision making at the top level of business (ie board level), calls for senior business leaders to take ownership of the...

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