News

2018 Date Topic
UK FTSE 100 companies achieve 30% women on boards
News 13 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – Women Gain Entry to More Top U.K. Boards, Yet Tokenism Persists
Only 5 all-male boards remaining in FTSE 350
News 10 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – All-Male Boards at Top U.K. Firms Come Closer to Extinction
Women consumers in Japan drives new consumer trend
News 9 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – Women in Japan Are Tiring of Pastel Pink and Rhinestones
Have more women as business leaders – a way to address the issue of corporations being too myopic
News 7 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – ‘Imperative’ to Push Women to Top of Companies, Says IMF’s Lagarde
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 9
News 7 Nov 2018 The Business Times – Not business as usual for CEOs
News 7 Nov 2018 The Business Times – Grooming leaders for the next generation
News 7 Nov 2018 The Business Times – Leadership succession for family businesses
Lessons from women executives in Asian Firms
News 5 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – How Asian Firms Attract – and Keep – Top Women Executives
Excuses for not having women on boards not acceptable
News 3 Nov 2018 Bloomberg – BlackRock Is Sick of Excuses for Corporate Boards Lacking Women
How new CEOs impact diversity of top management teams
Article Oct 2018 McKinsey – Closing the gender gap: A missed opportunity for new CEOs
Asia’s big financial hubs increasing pressure to address issue of gender diversity on corporate boards
News 11 Oct 2018 Bloomberg – Pressure Builds to Open Asia’s All Male Boardrooms to Women
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 8
News 3 Oct 2018 The Business Times – Women shaping the way Singaporeans live
2018 Singapore Directorship Report
News 3 Oct 2018 Channel NewsAsia – 37% of independent directors exceed 9-year tenures, steps needed to meet new listing rules
30% Club founder Helena Morrissey reflects on the lessons learnt in improving women on boards in the UK
Article 1 Oct 2018 30% Women on Boards – A Moment to Celebrate
Investor Votes Against Nominating Committee of All-Male Boards
News 27 Sep 2018 Bloomberg – State Street to Vote Against All Members of the Nominating Committee at Male-Only Boards
Gender diversity positively changes dynamics in classroom discussions at Asian business schools
News 27 Sep 2018 Financial Times – Gender balance is a key factor at Asian business schools
Chairmen of SGX and Singtel on why diversity is critical for an effective board
News 26 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Diverse boards for the 21st century
Spotlight on board gender diversity
News 26 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Spotlight on board gender diversity
Board gender diversity in Singapore’s local banks
News 26 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Banks’ gender diversity efforts skewed by digital make-up
Bloomberg Chairman shares his views at DAC’s Chairman to Chairman Conversation Event
News 20 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Diverse board crucial in fast-changing world: Bloomberg Chairman
Keynote Speech 19 Sep 2018 Peter T. Grauer’s opinions on how companies steer through disruptive changes in technology, markets and supply chains, and issues of board diversity and resilience
Board Diversity in China and Japan
News 7 Sep 2018 Bloomberg – Men-Only Corporate Boardrooms Alive and Well in China, Japan
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 7
News 5 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Women who raise the bar for the industry
News 5 Sep 2018 The Business Times – Other women who take the lead
California Bill on Women on Boards
News 29 Aug 2018 BBC – California pushes to put women on company boards
What boards & women executives can do
News 24 Aug 2018 Industry Week – What boards and women can do to increase the number of women on boards
FTSE 250 company adds woman to the board after criticisms
News 22 Aug 2018 Financial Times – Stobart, names female director after criticism of board diversity
Leading Women Series, Issue 6
News 1 Aug 2018 The Business Times – Singapore women leaving an indelible mark on the international stage
Women on boards as at end June 2018
News 1 Aug 2018 The Business Times – In a first, most Singapore-listed companies now have a woman on their boards
News 1 Aug 2018 The Straits Times – Boards with at least one woman cross 50% mark
News 1 Aug 2018 Zaobao –市值排名前100上市公司 女董事比率一年来从12.2%增至14.7%
News 1 Aug 2018 Bloomberg – Number of all-male boards among top 100 companies falls
News 31 Jul 2018 Singapore Business Review – More Singapore firms have women in their boards
DAC Press Release 31 Jul 2018 Women representation on boards of Top 100 SGX-listed companies up 20% from a year ago to hit 14.7%: Diversity Action Committee
Private Equity Firm recruiting more women to serve on boards of portfolio companies
News 1 Aug 2018 The Street – Private-Equity Boys’ Clubs Finally Realize They Need Women on Boards
Women filled 38.3% of all newly appointed independent board seats in Fortune 500 companies in 2017
News 19 Jul 2018 Heidrick & Struggles – Women Board Director Appointments on Fortune 500 Companies Hit Record High
New Zealand considering quotas for women on boards
News 7 Jul 2018 Bloomberg – New Zealand May Force Private Companies to Pick Women Directors
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 5
News 4 Jul 2018 The Business Times – Making a strong case for board gender diversity
News 4 Jul 2018 The Business Times – Women do make a difference
Women board directors have positive impact on companies’ financial performance
News 2 Jul 2018 The Business Times – Board gender diversity and business performance: Understanding and completing the narrative
News 30 Jun 2018 The Straits Times – Women independent directors boost companies’ finances: Study
News 30 Jun 2018 The Business Times – Women independent directors add to companies’ financial performance: NUS study
News 29 Jun 2018 Bloomberg – Singapore Study Finds Diversity Tied to Business Performance
DAC-CGIO Press Release 29 Jun 2018 NUS Business School study: Women board directors have positive impact on financial performance of companies
McKinsey’s Tips to Companies on Increasing Women on their Boards
News 29 Jun 2018 The Business Times – A crib sheet for getting more women leaders
UK Women on Boards
News 27 Jun 2018 The Guardian – FTSE 350 firms falling short of female board member targets
Women accounted for one-third of new board directors US’s 3,000 biggest listed companies
News 21 Jun 2018 Wallstreet Journal – Women on Track to Gain Record Number of Board Seats
More foreign and female directors expected in Japan
News 19 Jun 2018 Nikkei Asian Review – Boardroom diversity moves forward in Japan
NUS CGIO’s views on women on boards vs governance
News 19 Jun 2018 Forbes – How To Get More Women On Asia’s Boards? Go Beyond Number Counting
More Demand for Digital Directors
News 18 Jun 2018 The Business Times – Emerging demand for digital expertise on listed boards
State Street’s Fearless Girl
News 17 Jun 2018 Australian Financial Review – Why State Street opened itself up to scrutiny with Fearless Girl campaign
ASX100 companies achieve 30% WOB
News 13 Jun 2018 The Sydney Morning Herald – Australia’s top 100 companies hit 30% women on boards, now the rest?
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 4
News 6 Jun 2018 The Business Times – Wanted: women in STEM
News 6 Jun 2018 The Business Times – A vision for the future of STEM
Excuses for not appointing women to boards (UK)
News 31 May 2018 BBC – Top 10 worst excuses for not appointing women to boards
Panel at IBM Forum expects more women in board roles
News 9 May 2018 The Business Times – Panel expects more women in board roles
SIAS to recommend IDs to boards
News 4 May 2018 The Business Times – SIAS to matchmake boards with suitable independent directors
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 3
News 3 May 2018 The Business Times – Women spearheading sustainability in corporates
News 3 May 2018 The Business Times – Enhancing transparency in tackling climate change
ASX Corporate Governance Code review
News 3 May 2018 Australian Financial Review – ASX Corporate Governance Code to include 30% gender target
SICCI focuses on gender diversity
News 27 Apr 2018 The Business Times – New board at SICCI focuses on recruitment, gender diversity
McKinsey Report
News 25 Apr 2018 The Business Times – More Singapore women needed in top-paying jobs in high-growth industries: McKinsey
Code of Corporate Governance
News 25 Apr 2018 The Business Times – Make nine-year cap mandatory for independent directors: Sias
Big investors push harder
News 17 Apr 2018 Bloomberg – Big Investors Push Harder for More Women Directors
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 2
News 4 Apr 2018 The Business Times – Getting on board with diversity
News 4 Apr 2018 The Business Times – Stepping up to the job
Asia’s boardrooms require critical mass of women
News 27 Mar 2018 Reuters – Asia’s boardrooms require critical mass of women
War for Asia Talent
News 20 Mar 2018 Bloomberg – War for Asia Talent Pushes Banks to Boost Plans to Retain Women
Citigroup Wants More Senior Women at Its Asia Markets Unit
News 19 Mar 2018 Bloomberg – Citigroup Wants More Senior Women at Its Asia Markets Unit
Golf buddies and board diversity
News 8 Mar 2018 The Straits Times – Golf buddies and board diversity
Why diversity matters
News 8 Mar 2018 The Business Times – Why diversity matters: A message for Singapore on International Women’s Day
State Street Global Advisors’ Action
News 7 Mar 2018 Bloomberg – Fearless Girl’s First Year Helped Reshape Corporate Boardrooms
Podcast on Gender Diversity
Podcast 7 Mar 2018 DAC Chairman speaks with OMFIF on gender diversity
‘Leading Women’ Series, Issue 1
News 7 Mar 2018 The Business Times – Women rising through the ranks
Rise of women leaders in maritime
News 28 Feb 2018 The Business Times – Rise of women leaders in maritime
Future Proofing Boards
News 22 Feb 2018 Future-proofing boards: the importance of diversity of thought
Women on boards as at end Dec 2017
News 14 Feb 2018 The Business Times – Board gender diversity makes some headway in 2017
News 14 Feb 2018 Singapore Business Review – 10% of SGX-listed firms’ directors are women
News 13 Feb 2018 Human Resources Director Asia – Singapore firms slow to enforce board diversity
DAC Press Release 13 Feb 2018 Women Directors Increase To 13.1% On Boards Of Top 100 Companies In 2017 : Diversity Action Committee
BlackRock questions companies with few or no women on boards
News 3 Feb 2018 Bloomberg – BlackRock Asks Companies to Explain Dearth of Women on Boards
2017 Date Topic
UBS supports investment in female-led companies
News 15 Dec 2017 The Telegraph – Invest in female-led companies for big returns, says UBS in Damascene conversion
Malaysia’s progress to achieve 30% women on boards by 2020
News 18 Nov 2017 The Star – Malaysia’s Top 100 listed companies achieved 19% women on boards; Prime Minister ready to name and shame all-male boards
State Street support for women on boards
News 13 Nov 2017 Dow Jones Newswires – State Street To Make Further Push For Gender Diversity on Boards
Prepare for emerging risks
Willis Tower Watson Press Release 11 Oct 2017 Willis Towers Watson calls for diversity of thought for boards to remain effective in the new economy
Make 9-yr rule mandatory to raise gender diversity
News 26 Sep 2017 The Business Times – Make 9-yr rule mandatory to raise gender diversity
Is Your Board Future Proof?
News 17 Jul 2017 The Business Times – Is Your Board Future Proof?
Bloomberg support for women on boards
News 14 Jul 2017 Bloomberg – BlackRock Puts its Votes Behind Proposals to Get Women on Boards
Women on boards as at end Jun 2017
News 14 Jul 2017 The Business Times – Women’s share of board seats hits double digits
News 14 Jul 2017 The Straits Times – Women’s share of board seats hits a high of 10.3%
News 13 Jul 2017 Zaobao – 大型公司带动 上市公司女董事比率首破10%
DAC Press Release 13 Jul 2017 Women’s share of directorships in Top 100 Largest Companies in Singapore increased to 12.2%: Diversity Action Committee
Deloitte’s Women In The Boardroom: A Global Perspective (5th edition)
News 8 Jun 2017 The Business Times – Asia-Pac boardrooms still lagging behind in gender diversity: Deloitte
News 8 Jun 2017 The Straits Times – More women in Singapore boardrooms last year: Report
Trillon dollar investor voting against all-male boards
News 31 May 2017 The Straits Times – All-male Australia boards put on notice
Singapore women could look towards pay parity by 2041
News 27 Apr 2017 The Business Times – Singapore women could look towards pay parity by 2041
Missing link in the diversity debate
News 26 Apr 2017 The Business Times – Missing link in the diversity debate
Britain’s largest asset manager’s support for women on boards
News 16 Apr 2017 The Financial Times – All-male boards in the US face investors backlash
Gender diversity: supply or demand? (SID Boardroom Matters column)
News 10 Apr 2017 The Business Times – Gender diversity: supply or demand? (SID Boardroom Matters column)
Targets for Women’s Representation on Boards
News 5 Apr 2017 The Business Times – Women on boards: 20% target by 2020 and 30% by 2030
News 5 Apr 2017 The Straits Times – Targets set to lift number of women on boards
News 5 Apr 2017 The Straits Times – More women should break glass ceiling, says Chuan-Jin
News 5 Apr 2017 Singapore Business Review – Companies urged to create momentum to have more women on boards
News 4 Apr 2017 Channel NewsAsia – Diversity Action Committee targets 30% of board seats for women by 2030
News 4 Apr 2017 Bloomberg – Singapore Wants to Double Women on Company Boards in 3 Years
News 4 Apr 2017 Zaobao – 多样化行动委员会设三层目标提高女董事人数
News 4 Apr 2017 958FM – 多样化行动委员会制定目标 4年内上市公司董事会女成员比例增加一倍
News 4 Apr 2017 Channel8 News – 【国会】陈川仁:政府正检讨本地婚内强奸豁免权课题
DAC Press Release 4 Apr 2017 Singapore’s Diversity Action Committee sets higher targets for women’s representation on boards : 20% by 2020; 25% by 2025 and 30% by 2030
Government Support for DAC’s work
Parliamentary Questions 3 Apr 2017 Government Support For The Work Of The Diversity Action Committee
Companies benefit from board diversity, say bosses
News 27 Mar 2017 The Straits Times – Companies benefit from board diversity, say bosses
Call to have 20% women directors on boards by 2020
News 24 Mar 2017 The Business Times – PAP Women’s Wing, BoardAgender call for mandatory diversity target setting
News 24 Mar 2017 The Straits Times – Call to have 20% women directors on boards by 2020
News 24 Mar 2017 The New Paper – 20-20 vision for gender diversity on boards
News 24 Mar 2017 Zaobao – 两妇女组织建议 鼓励上市公司与法定机构 增加女董事到至少两成
PAP Women’s Wing Press release
PAP WW Press Release 23 Mar 2017 PAP Women’s Wing Press Release and Proposal Paper to Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – Strengthening Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership
Speech 23 Mar 2017 Speech by Minister Grace Fu – More gender diversity in Boards
CCT manager’s CEO builds on a woman’s strengths
News 20 Mar 2017 The Straits Times – CCT manager’s CEO builds on a woman’s strengths
Companies need more women leaders for better working boards
News 15 Mar 2017 The Business Times – Companies need more women leaders for better working boards
Fewer compliance rules, not more, is what firms need
News 13 Mar 2017 The Straits Times – Fewer compliance rules, not more, is what firms need
Governance review should address quality, diversity and engagement
News 8 Mar 2017 The Business Times – Governance review should address quality, diversity and engagement
More can be done for gender diversity at work
News 5 Mar 2017 The Straits Times – More can be done for gender diversity at work: Grace Fu
NUS CGIO Study
News 1 Mar 2017 The Business Times – Female directors on SGX listcos paid substantially less than male counterparts: NUS study
20th anniversary of International Women’s Forum, Singapore Chapter
News 16 Feb 2017 The Straits Times – Yes, this minister does the ironing and windows at home too
Time to make changes to the Nine-Year Rule? (SID Boardroom Matters column)
News 13 Feb 2017 The Business Times – Time to make changes to the Nine-Year Rule? (SID Boardroom Matters column)
2016 Date Topic
Three ways to maximise a board (SID Boardroom Matters column)
News 12 Dec 2016 The Business Times – Three ways to maximise a board (SID Boardroom Matters column)
How queen bees and old boys’ clubs preserve glass ceilings
News 23 Nov 2016 The Straits Times – How queen bees and old boys’ clubs preserve glass ceilings
Willis Towers Watson event: Is a glass ceiling holding women back in Singapore?
News 27 Oct 2016 Channel NewsAsia – Promising signs, but progress in board diversity needs to be faster: Halimah
DAC Launched Report ‘Women on Boards: Tackling the Issue’
News 6 Oct 2016 The Business Times – Govt backs push for diversity disclosure
News 6 Oct 2016 The Straits Times – Call to get more women on Singapore boards
News 6 Oct 2016 Zaobao – 本地女董事比率增 但国际排名仍靠后
News 5 Oct 2016 Channel NewsAsia – More can be done to boost female representation in Singapore boardrooms
DAC Press Release 5 Oct 2016 Singapore’s DAC recognises progress in women on boards and recommends ways to accelerate change
Korn Ferry’s Diversity Scorecard 2016
News 19 Apr 2016 Bloomberg – Singapore Loses to Less Developed Peers in Board Diversity
News 19 Apr 2016 The Straits Times – Women directors make up just 10.2% of Asia Pacific corporate boards
News 19 Apr 2016 The Business Times – Singapore loses to less developed neighbours in board diversity
Narrowing the gender gap in S’pore boardrooms
News 11 Apr 2016 The Business Times – Narrowing the gender gap in S’pore boardrooms
Diversity works
News 1 Apr 2016 The Business Times – Diversity works
More women ministers possible
News 7 Mar 2016 The Straits Times – More women ministers possible, says Grace Fu
Women on boards
News 7 Mar 2016 The Straits Times – Making an impact with ‘enriching’ board roles
News 7 Mar 2016 The Straits Times – The new generation of women on boards
News 7 Mar 2016 The Financial Times – Diversity at the top pays dividends
Women on boards as at end Dec 2015
News 1 Mar 2016 The Straits Times – Women stepping up in Singapore boardrooms
News 1 Mar 2016 The Business Times – Women’s share of directorships improves to 9.5%
News 29 Feb 2016 Zaobao – 本地上市公司女董事 占比去年增至9.5%
News 29 Feb 2016 Channel NewsAsia – More women on boards of SGX-listed companies: Diversity Action Committee
DAC Press Release 29 Feb 2016 Largest companies show the way with women at 10.2% of directorships
DAC-IRPAS Event: Board Diversity, Director Nomination and Shareholder Value
News 14 Jan 2016 Zaobao – 调查:本地董事会成员 平均年龄偏高任期偏长
2015 Date Topic
The 30% Club: How women have taken on the old boys’ network
News 4 Dec 2015 The Financial Times – The 30% Club: How women have taken on the old boys’ network
Bonuses of City executives should be linked to gender balance targets (UK)
News 4 Dec 2015 Gov.uk – Link bonuses to appointment of senior women, says review
News 4 Dec 2015 The Business Times – No women, no bonus: British financial firms urged to come clean on lack of diversity
Gender gap: Add grassroots effort to bold rules
News 3 Nov 2015 The Business Times – Gender gap: Add grassroots effort to bold rules
EY Women Fast Forward Forum
News 31 Oct 2015 The Straits Times – Women the next engine of growth: Grace Fu
News 30 Oct 2015 Channel NewsAsia – Encourage more gender equality in leadership positions: Grace Fu
Gender Equality in the Executive Ranks: A Paradox – The Journey to 2030 survey
News 29 Oct 2015 The Straits Times – More women in the boardroom by 2030? Possible, but urgent steps needed: study
Money Mind looks at gender diversity in the boardrooms of Singapore-listed companies
News 24 Oct 2015 Channel NewsAsia (Money Mind) – Why aren’t more women on Singapore company boards?
2015 Board of Directors Survey
News 22 Oct 2015 Zaobao – 上市公司征聘非执董 九成通过管理层引荐 ?
News 21 Oct 2015 The Business Times – Competition, manpower top challenges: S’pore chairmen
News 21 Oct 2015 The Business Times – Most boards rely on personal contacts to find new directors: SID
Board Diversity: A Business Imperative
Article 19 Oct 2015 Diversity Action Committee – Board Diversity: A Business Imperative (Published in The Business Times on 19 Oct 2015 “Board diversity fosters a healthy balance”)
Board diversity fosters a healthy balance
News 19 Oct 2015 The Business Times – Board diversity fosters a healthy balance
Mastercard Gender Equality Survey
News 16 Oct 2015 The Business Times – Asia’s developing nations pessimistic on equality for women: survey
Hermes Investment Management Survey
News 13 Oct 2015 CNBC – Very few investors think about gender diversity: report
Diversity Action Committee activates pipeline of 100 women board directors
News 30 Sep 2015 The Business Times – Women must help women improve board diversity: Halimah
News 30 Sep 2015 The Straits Times – Call to step up efforts to put more women on boards
DAC Press Release 29 Sep 2015 Diversity Action Committee activates pipeline of 100 women board directors
News 29 Sep 2015 Zaobao – 去年底为8.8% 上市公司女董事占比增至9.1%
Board diversity provides boost for business
News 17 Sep 2015 The Business Times – Board diversity provides boost for business
A Good Nominating Committee Can Save A Company
News 7 Sep 2015 The Business Times – A Good Nominating Committee Can Save A Company
Still Not Enough Women In Boardrooms
News 29 Aug 2015 The Straits Times – Still Not Enough Women In Boardrooms
More effort needed to develop female leaders here
News 3 Jul 2015 The Straits Times – More effort needed to develop female leaders here: Amy Khor
Women in the Boardroom: A Global Perspective (Deloitte Survey)
News 26 Jun 2015 The Business Times – Companies need to go the extra mile to rope in more women
News 25 Jun 2015 The Business Times – Women in boardrooms: Singapore typical of South-east Asia peers
News 24 Jun 2015 The Business Times – Women joining company boards but few chair them: Deloitte Global survey
More Search Firms Partnering Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort
News 29 May 2015 Hunt Scanlon – Top Search Firms Partner on Boardroom Diversity Initiative
News 29 May 2015 Zaobao – 支持董事性别多元化猎头公司增至11家
News 28 May 2015 Channel NewsAsia – 6 more executive search firms pledge to support greater boardroom diversity: DAC
News 28 May 2015 ACN Newswire – More Search Firms Partnering Singapore’s Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort
News 28 May 2015 Zaobao – 多六家高管猎头公司支持董事性别多样性
More Search Firms Partnering Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort
DAC Press Release 28 May 2015 More Search Firms Partnering Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort
Firms realising importance of gender diversity on boards
DAC Press Release 5 May 2015 Channel NewsAsia – Firms realising importance of gender diversity on boards
Gender diversity in Asia-Pacific: Too little of a good thing
News 28 Apr 2015 The Business Times – Gender diversity in Asia-Pacific: Too little of a good thing
Improvement in the number of women directors on SGX-listed companies’ boards in 2014
News 17 Apr 2015 The Business Times – Women directorships make some headway among S’pore firms
News 17 Apr 2015 The Straits Times – More women join boards of SGX-listed companies
News 17 Apr 2015 Zaobao – 上市公司女董事去年增约一成
News 16 Apr 2015 The Business Times – Women’s presence on Singapore boards edges up to 8.8% in 2014: report
News 16 Apr 2015 Channel NewsAsia – More women directors for SGX-listed firms: Diversity Action Committee
DAC Press Release 16 Apr 2015 Improvement in the number of women directors on SGX-listed companies’ boards in 2014, according to Diversity Action Committee
Channel NewsAsia’s Luminary Leadership Forum
News 6 Apr 2015 Channel NewsAsia – Lack of women on boards still a concern: Experts
Gender diversity: make it happen
News 16 Mar 2015 The Business Times – Gender diversity: make it happen
International Women’s Day
News 7 Mar 2015 The Business Times – Big strides for women – by whose count?
Diversity Matters – Adding colour to boards in APAC (Korn Ferry – CGIO Report)
News 7 Mar 2015 The Straits Times – S’pore lagging behind in female directors: Study
Hays 2015 Salary Guide
News 3 Mar 2015 The Business Times – Boardrooms in Singapore still lagging in gender diversity
Women in Leadership Summit 2015
News 1 Feb 2015 The Straits Times – Target at least 20 per cent of board seats for women: Grace Fu
New SGX guide on corporate governance
News 1 Feb 2015 The Straits Times – New SGX guide on corporate governance
Women in Leadership Summit 2015
News 29 Jan 2015 hannel NewsAsia – Prioritise gender diversity among board members: Grace Fu
News 29 Jan 2015 The Straits Times – Women make up just 8% of Singapore-listed corporate boards. Make it at least 20%: Grace Fu
Launch of Statement of Good Practice in Executive Search for Board Directors
News 16 Jan 2015 Zaobao – 五猎头公司将助本地企业 聘用更多女性董事
News 16 Jan 2015 The Business Times – Gender diversity gets a boost from search firms
News 16 Jan 2015 Singapore Business Review – Search firms team up with Diversity Action Committee in bid to boost board diversity
News 16 Jan 2015 The Straits Times – Best practices on having more women, diverse boards in Singapore introduced
News 16 Jan 2015 The Business Times – Search firms define best practices to support gender diversity in board appointments
News 16 Jan 2015 Channel NewsAsia – Diversity Action Committee to launch best practices for board appointments
DAC Press Release 16 Jan 2015 Top Search Firms Partner Diversity Action Committee in Pro-Diversity Effort
2014 Date Topic
Egon Zehnder’s 20 by 20
News 3 Dec 2014 The Straits Times – Mixed bag for gender diversity in S’pore firms
No simple panacea in gender quotas
News 18 Nov 2014 The Straits Times – No simple panacea in gender quotas
SID-ISCA Report
News 4 Nov 2014 The Straits Times – Alarming gender gap in make-up of Singapore company boards
Consider gender diversity on boards for its economic value
News 31 Oct 2014 The Straits Times – Consider gender diversity on boards for its economic value
Singapore Board Diversity Report 2014
News 5 Nov 2014 The Business Times – Snapshot of Singapore’s board diversity
News 30 Oct 2014 The Business Times – Diverse boards perform better: study
News 29 Oct 2014 Channel NewsAsia – Companies with diverse boardrooms have better returns: NUS-BoardAgender study
Board diversity: Policy should weigh benefits and costs
News 7 Oct 2014 Board diversity: Policy should weigh benefits and costs Link 1 | Link 2
CS Gender 3000: Women In Senior Management report
News 26 Sep 2014 The Straits Times – Women here still hit glass ceiling
News 26 Sep 2014 The New Paper – Singapore’s female CEO representation highest in Asia
Fighting for what’s right (Chew Gek Khim)
News 16 Sep 2014 The Business Times – Fighting for what’s right (Chew Gek Khim)
SID Directors’ Conference 2014
News 4 Sep 2014 The Straits Times – Call for capitalism that gives back
Quota for female directors not ruled out
News 4 Sep 2014 The Business Times – Quota for female directors not ruled out: Grace Fu
Introducing the Diversity Action Committee and its Pioneering Members
SGX Press Release 29 Aug 2014 Introducing the Diversity Action Committee and its Pioneering Members
More can be done to support vulnerable women
News 24 Aug 2014 The Straits Times – More can be done to support vulnerable women: Grace Fu
Diversity Task Force’s recommendations
News 26 Apr 2014 The Business Times – ‘No’ to quotas for gender diversity
News 25 Apr 2014 The Straits Times – Steps to put more women on company boards
News 27 Mar 2014 Diversity Action Committee to take forward 10 recommendations by Diversity Task Force regarding women on boards
News 27 Mar 2014 Women Under-Represented on Boards of SGX-Listed Companies
2013 Date Topic
Diversity Task Force’s study on gender diversity on boards and in senior management
MSF Press Release 11 Jul 2013 Diversity Task Force to Launch Survey on Gender Diversity on Boards and in Senior Management
2012 Date Topic
Launch of Singapore Board Diversity Report 2012
News 13 Oct 2012 More women on boards but equality still elusive
Speech 12 Oct 2012 Launch of the Singapore Board Gender Diversity Report ‘The Female Factor’ 2012 (Speech by Halimah Yacob)
The High-Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy, APEC Women and the Economy Forum 2012
Speech 30 Jun 2012 The High-Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy, APEC Women and the Economy forum (Speech by Halimah Yacob)
2011 Date Topic
Launch of Singapore Board Diversity Report 2011
News 26 Oct 2011 Still a man’s world in boardrooms
Speech 25 Oct 2011 Launch of the Singapore board gender diversity report ‘A focus on the female factor’ (Speech by Halimah Yacob)