Tag Archives: Corporate

How Women Have Changed Norway’s Boardrooms

"It takes an open mind to incorporate the lessons that Norway can teach the rest of the world about the value of women on corporate boards," writes Kate Sweetman on Hardvard Business Review. "Two years ago, most publicly-traded Norwegian boards themselves had to be forced by law to accept women in any sort of real numbers. Traditional feminists ...

Skirting the boards

Shortly after Norway proposed a law forcing listed companies to have women as 40 per cent of their directors, Mimi Berdal's telephone started ringing off the hook. By Richard Milne - Financial Times The former corporate lawyer was contacted by many of the 500 or so companies that were scrambling to fill their boards with the requisite ...