Category: current statistics

Many boards are thinking carefully about attaining the right balance between youth and experience for today’s fast-changing strategic context. For many, the accelerating shift into the digital era demands the appointment of younger directors in their early 40s or 50s. That, in turn...
To create diversity of thought, gender diversity is still the most commonly cited (88%). But the percentage saying the same about racial/ ethnic diversity is not far behind at 83%. This reflects a 6-point increase since 2019. Directors are also likely to say that diversity of age and board tenure (79% and 74%, respectively) ...
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) data of the of the 8th annual review of disclosures relating to women on Boards and in executive officer positions for 116 TSX listed Alberta based companies. Women hold 23% of board positions in Alberta, an increase from 21% in 2021 and 8% in 2015...
After eight years, the change to board composition in Canada is now obvious and widespread as Canadian boards have surpassed several important diversity milestones on their journey to include more diverse perspectives in decision-making at senior levels within the organization...
For the second year in a row, committee chairs said the nom/gov committee’s biggest focus for the next few years is ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) oversight. This is no surprise, as boards and leadership teams face growing expectations from a variety of stakeholders to increase their oversight of ESG risks and opportunities. Other top priorities include...
2021 saw a drop in the percentage of women appointed to the CEO role: Only 6% (3) of all new CEOs were women, down from 14% (8) in 2020. The female leadership talent pipeline is a known problem: Our research shows that women are vastly underrepresented in the four ...