Why it’s time to make all-male company boards an extinct species

Female participation in the workforce is increasing, to everyone’s benefit, but issues remain

20th October, 2019

Female participation in the workforce is increasing, to everyone’s benefit, but issues remain. Research shows that diverse teams are more likely to achieve better business outcomes and outperform on profitability, yet the percentage of women on company boards in Ireland remains significantly lower than in many other countries.

Investors, regulators and the government continue to push for more gender-diverse boards, but the pace of progress must quicken. Failing to improve gender balance could...

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