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Ireland ranked 28th for women board members

The EY survey found gender diversity can have significant financial benefits for firms

8th March, 2016
Julie Fenton, partner at EY, Sandra Lawler, director at Alternatives and Anne Heraty, chief executive of Cpl Resources

Gender diversity in business can have significant financial benefits for companies, a new survey has found, while ranking Ireland 28th out of 56 countries surveyed in terms of female representation on corporate boards.

The report, which was carried out among 22,000 publicly-traded companies across 91 countries, found Norway was top in terms of the number of women on corporate boards with 40 per cent of firms having a female board member, followed by Latvia, Italy, Finland...

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