#GAReads | EU to push for 40% quota for women on company boards

 Vĕra Jourová, the EU commissioner in charge of justice and gender equality. Photo credit: Arno Mikkor [ CC BY 2.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

Vĕra Jourová, the EU commissioner in charge of justice and gender equality. Photo credit: Arno Mikkor [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"EU to push for 40% quota for women on company boards":

The European commission is to push for a quota for women on company boards to address the slow progress to gender equality in the senior ranks of publicly listed businesses.

Under the proposals, companies whose non-executive directors are more than 60% male would be required to prioritise women when candidates of equal merit were being considered for a post.

Read Daniel Boffey's full article at The Guardian here…