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2017 CWDI Report on Women Board Directors of Asia-Pacific Companies

For article from Financial Times on 2017 CWDI Report, click here.

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2016 CWDI Report on Women Board Directors of Latin America’s 100 Largest Companies, 2005-2016

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  • Women hold an average of 7.3% of board seats in the 100 largest companies in Latin America.
  • In the region, Colombia has the highest percentage (16.2%).  The two largest economies in the region, Brazil and Mexico, have only 6.4% and 6.1% women directors, respectively.

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2016 CWDI Report on Women Board Directors of Central and Eastern European Blue-Chip Companies

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  • Women hold an average of 15.5% of board seats in 17 Central and Eastern European countries.
  • In the region, Latvia has the highest percentage (27.1%), followed by Croatia (20.1%), Bulgaria (19.7%) and Slovenia (19.3%).

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2015 CWDI Report on Women Board Directors in APEC Economies

  • Women hold an average of just 9.8% of board seats in 19 APEC economies.
  • Among APEC economies, Canada (20.4%), Australia (20.1%), and the US (19.2%) have the highest percentages, followed by Vietnam (13.9%), New Zealand (13.6%), and China (13.2%).

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2015 CWDI Report: Women Board Directors of the Fortune Global 200

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  • From 2004 – 2014, the percentage of women board directors has increased only 7.4% — less than 1% annually — from 10.4% in 2004 to 17.8% in 2014.
  • The Top Three countries with the highest percentage of women board directors all have legislative quotas. France (30.2%), Italy (25.8%), and the Netherlands (23.6%)

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Stock Exchange of Thailand Market Open,
October 2, 2017

Women executives and entrepreneurs led by Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) President Irene Natividad and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) President Kesara Manchusree opened SET to salute the contributions of Thai women to the country’s economy.

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Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange Market Open,
September 27, 2017

Women executives and entrepreneurs led by Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) President Irene Natividad and former Vice President of Vietnam Truong My Hoa opened the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) today to salute the significant contributions Vietnamese women have made to the growth of their economy.

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Tokyo Stock Exchange Market Open, May 10, 2017

Tokyo JPX-all-big-boardOver 40 women directors, CEOs and executives from Japan and abroad opened the Tokyo Stock Exchange to kick off Tokyo’s hosting of the 2017 Global Summit of Women while saluted the achievements of Japanese women leaders in business.

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Mexican Stock Exchange Market Open, September 30, 2016

mexico-market-openimg_6884Over 140 women business leaders in Mexico joined CWDI Chair Irene Natividad to salute Mexican women’s contributions to the economy by ringing the bell to open the market.

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Warsaw Stock Exchange Market Open,
June 8, 2016

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  • CWDI Chair Irene Natividad was joined by Henryka Bochniarz, President of Polish Confederation of Private Employers (Lewiatan), and over 40 women Board Directors, CEOs and executives from within Poland and around the world for Market Open at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
  • The Market Open kicked off Poland’s hosting of the 2016 Global Summit of Women and saluted the achievements of Polish women leaders in business.