Research confirms that balanced boards make balanced decisions and that both men and women should contribute to corporate governance.
Rather than debating WHY women should be board directors, current discussions are about HOW to achieve a reasonable gender balance. FutureBoards develops projects and organises events to help companies compose the best boards and top management teams
“Getting women on boards - why and how”
Amman 7, January 2019
Under the Patronage of H.E. Dr ZiadFariz, Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan, The Association of Women on Boards - Jordan, in collaboration with FutureBoards - Norway organized it’s inaugural conference “Getting Women on Boards: Why and How?” Please find more information here and documentary here.
“Women in Finance” Breakfast, London 9 November 2018
At the FutureBoards Cross-border Dialogue at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in London on November 9, we took a closer look at the state of play on gender balance in the financial sector. We explored similarities and differences experienced by women in finance in UK and Norway. And more importantly: We asked what is the role of investors and boards, and how can they, and how should they contribute. Please find full program here.
FutureBoards Cross-Border Dialogue,
Singapore 25 April 2018
By allowing the exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences, the event aims to explore ways to achieve the Diversity Action Committee’s recommendation of 20% women by 2020 on the boards of the 100 largest listed companies of SGX. For more information, read the DAC’s report.
The event was hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Singapore, and was organised by FutureBoards in collaboration with Innovation Norway, Singapore Institute of Directors, BoardAgender and Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors. Please find full program here.
Attendance was by personal invitation only.
FutureFit Boards Mini-seminar
Brussels, October 13 2017
Mini-seminar to exchange thoughts and views on gender quotas and other effective measures to improve the gender balance on corporate boards. The event was organized in collaboration with the Norwegian Delegation to the EU, the Norwegian Embassy in Belgium and Belgian “Women on Boards”.
The event was organized as a part of a FutureBoards study tour for Norwegian female board members to get in-depth knowledge about the EU system and processes. Please find full program for the mini-seminar here, and read article "Sharing Norway’s experience with gender quotas for boards here.
Singapore, May 16 2017
Masterclass/Roundtable debate on how to reach DAC's triple tier target of 20% women on boards by 2020, 25% by 2025, 30% by 2030. In collaboration with EY and BoardAgender.
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