A new study finds nearly half of all companies listed on the TSX still have zero women on their board of directors. If things don’t change in the next 18 months, governments should consider establishing quotas When it comes to women on corporate boards in Ontario, there’s nowhere to go but up. Yet, despite new targets established 18 months ago by the Ontario Securities Commission, the province’s companies seem to be making roughly zero progress. Back then the commission adopted new “shame ’em” rules that require companies to set targets to increase female representation on their boards of directors — or explain why they have not.
TORONTO STAR – SEPTEMBER 14, 2016.