Over the past two months, company directors have abandoned the salubrious trappings of Mahogany Row, with its impressive oak boardroom tables, stunning city views, and all those oh-so-comfortable American Heritage leather chairs. These days they are slumming it along with salaried hoi polloi. That means sharing a small box on


Good news to finish the decade: the Australian Institute of Company Directors reports that the percentage of women on ASX 200 boards has reached 30 per cent for the first time. There are still, however, seven companies in the ASX 200 with no women on their boards. They are (as at

After reaching an all time high in at the end of last year, the number of women on ASX 200 boards has stalled at 29.5 per cent. That’s slightly lower than December 31, 2018 when women accounted for 29.7 per cent of all ASX200 board positions and further away from

Throughout 2018, 94 ASX200 board positions were filled by women. The new recruits helped put the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) within a whisker of achieving the gender diversity goal it set for Australian companies back in 2015. According to figures released today, women accounted for 29.7 per cent

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Australian businesses should consider setting cultural diversity targets for their most senior ranks, according to a new report from Sydney University Business School. The report titled Beyond the pale: Cultural diversity on ASX 100 boards identified Australia’s board members are overwhelmingly Anglo-Celtic men who “display traditional male leadership traits” and

There still aren’t enough women on Australian boards, and it’s not because of a lack of talent. That’s the message from the Australian Institute of Company Directors which released a report today outlining the progress on board diversity across the ASX 200 companies. According to the report, 2018 is off

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has launched a new cyber security education program for directors and executives. Developed in partnership with CSIRO’s Data61, the new cyber curriculum is part of the broader push to lift the overall digital literacy of Australian business leaders. Launching the program at an