This website uses its own and third-party cookies. Some of these cookies are used to develop analytical statistics of visits to the webpage, others to manage advertising or even others are necessary for the correct management of the site. If you continue to browse or click in accept we consider you accept the conditions for their use. You can get more information, or learn how to change the settings in our cookies policy?
Versión Española Versión Mexicana Ibercampus English Version Version française Versione italiana

7/12/2019  
    Ibercampus  | Editorial Board | Who we are | Ideology | Contact | Advertising rates | Subscription | RSS RSS
Policies
Inclusion policies
R&D
Employment
Economics
Culture
Green strategies
Health
Society and consumer
Sports
Debates
Interviews
Education
Grants & internships
Training
Trends
Enterprises & CSR
 Enterprises & CSR
ACNUR
AEGON
AIR LIQUIDE
ALCATEL-LUCENT
ALLIANZ
ARCELORMITTAL
ASIFIN
ASSICURAZIONI GENERALI
AXA
BANCO SANTANDER
BASF
BAYER
BBVA
BNP PARIBAS
CARREFOUR
DAIMLER AG
DEUTSCHE BANK
DEUTSCHE BÖRSE
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM
E.ON
ENEL
ENI
FORTIS
FRANCE TÉLÉCOM
GROUPE DANONE
IBERDROLA
INDITEX
ING GROUP
INTESA SANPAOLO
L'ORÉAL
LVMH
MUNICH RE
NOKIA
PHILIPS
RENAULT
REPSOL YPF
RWE
SAINT GOBAIN
SANOFI-AVENTIS
SAP AG
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
SIEMENS AG
SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE
SUEZ
TELECOM ITALIA
TELEFÓNICA
TOTAL S.A.
UNICREDIT
UNILEVER
VINCI
VIVENDI
VOLKSWAGEN

ENTERPRISES & CSR
Gender quota

Germany to allocate 30% of the seats of the corporate board to women


From 2016, women must hold 30 percent of corporate board positions in some of Germany´s biggest listed companies. The agreement on a legal quota came after talks among Chancellor Angela Merkel´s coalition parties.
Ibercampus 27/11/2014 Send to a friend
Comparte esta noticia en TwitterFacebookTwitterdel.icio.usYahooRSS
Although Europe´s biggest economy has a female leader and roughly 40 per cent of the cabinet is female, women still are under-represented in business life.

Among the 30 largest companies on Germany´s blue-chip DAX index, women occupied only 7 per cent of executive board seats and barely 25 per cent of supervisory board seats by the end of June, according to the DIW economic think-tank.

The draft law agreed late on Tuesday by senior members of Merkel´s three-party "grand coalition" would apply to listed companies which have employee representation on their supervisory boards, affecting more than 100 firms.
A further 3,500 medium-sized companies would have to determine their own quota for executive and supervisory board seats, party officials said. The cabinet is expected to pass the gender law next months.

Germany´s three-party grand coalition agreed to establish a compulsory gender quota in the non-executive boards of at least 108 listed German companies. A minimum of 30 percent of the positions in those boards must be held by women, from 2016.

The quota itself was negotiated almost exactly a year ago, but other issues have held up a formal accord among the parties.  The law will apply to listed companies which have employee representation on their supervisory boards. Thousands of other medium-sized companies will be left to determine their own quota for executive and supervisory board positions.

In 2003, Norway became the first country in the world to impose a gender quota requiring at least 40 per cent of public limited company board members to be women. Other countries, including France, Spain and the Netherlands, have followed with similar requirements.
In Sweden, the new government wants to introduce quotas to bring more women onto company boards if businesses don´t act themselves during the next two years.

Other issues Enterprises & CSR
Commission presents a reflection paper on a more sustainable Europe by 2030
16% of employed internet users reported changes in their job tasks due to new softwares
10 new projects under the LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action
1 in 6 EU businesses sold on the web in 2016
NASA makes a historic first-ever flyby of Pluto
Hillary Clinton proposes to provide businesses with tax credits for hiring young people
World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June
LinkedIn acquires online education company Lynda.com
Forum on the rights of persons with disabilities to promote solutions for disabled people
Microsoft launches a pilot program for hiring autistic workers

Subscribe free to our newsletter
Vanity Fea
The Virtual World We Inhabit
José Ángel García Landa
We can all be leaders
VIDEOCOMMUTING A NEW ORGANIZATIONAL REALITY THAT POSITIVELY IMPACTS EMPLOYEES
Mar Souto Romero
Financial inclusion
Financial Education For All!
Carlos Trias
Brusselian Lights
European elections (I): which words are more used in the European political manifestos?
Raúl Muriel Carrasco
Humor and Political Communication
Comisión de Arbitraje, Quejas y Deontología (Spain) (3) You can´t be too careful
Felicísimo Valbuena
Want your own blog? Want to be read by universities?
Find out here
Books
"Tthe study of human behaviour was political from the beginning"
The EU "An Obituary"
Startup Cities "Why Only a Few Cities Dominate the Global Startup Scene"
Blockchain Revolution "How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Is Changing the World "
Doughnut Economics "Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist "
The People vs Tech "How the Internet Is Killing Democracy"
Theses and dissertations
1 The Virtual World We Inhabit
2 Scientists find a place on Earth where there is no life
3 New methodology developed to monitor patients with glioblastoma
4 European climate emergency: EU should commit to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
5 Graphene activates immune cells helping bone regeneration in mice
6 China, Germany, Japan, Korea and the United States dominate global innovation - WIPO report 2019
7 The embryonic origin of the Cyclops eye
8 Health in the EU: shift to prevention and primary care is the most important trend across countries
9 "Tthe study of human behaviour was political from the beginning"
Legal Advise | Privacy Policy | Editorial Board | Who we are | Ideology | Contact | Advertising rates | RSS RSS