Social Justice & Diversity

Female Board Membership Unchanged in S&P/ASX 200 in December

Jan. 13, 2021, 8:17 PM

The number of women on the boards of companies in the S&P/ASX 200 was unchanged in December compared to the previous month. The average number of women directors was unchanged at 2.4, out of an average board size of 7.5. The percentage of female directorships remains unchanged at 32.1%.

  • Four companies increased the number of women on their boards; the top companies by market capitalization were Woolworths Group Ltd., Rea Group Ltd. and Igo Ltd.
  • Four companies reduced the number of women directors; the top companies by market capitalization were National Australia Bank Ltd., Westpac Banking Corp. and Incitec Pivot...

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