Europe leading way for equality on corporate boards

Report shows quotas appear to be working

A new report shows when it comes to breaking the proverbial corporate glass ceiling, Europe is leading the way in the number of women serving on the boards of directors at top global companies, easily outpacing its counterparts in the United States, China and Japan.

The survey was put together by the Corporate Women Directors International, and the research points to new legal quotas are one of the main reasons for the European lead. Conversely, U.S., China and Japan did not posses any kind of regulation or provision that would spur gains when it came to putting women onto boards.

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