The business case for board diversity

Multiple-choice questions: In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again

  1. By what percentage have the companies of SGX (on average) fallen short of their 2020 participation goal for women on boards?

  2. Which Wall Street Bank recently appointed a female CEO?

  3. How many boards on the SGX had just one woman member?

  4. How many boards on the SGX have no women members at all?

  5. What has AXA Investment Management promised?

  6. Which of the following measures was not introduced by the Australian Stock Exchange's Governance Council?

  7. What is notable about the disclosure approach?

  8. Why might companies need to redefine leadership?

  9. Why is it particularly important for there to be female leadership at companies?

  10. Which of the following reasons is not really a good reason to put women on the board?