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  1. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Women still struggling to get into HK boardrooms

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... than the 20 to 40 per cent seen in the Western world. In fact, 40 per cent of Hong Kong-listed companies, including Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing itself, have no women directors at all, ... in making it legally binding for companies to have a certain percentage of female directors. "Women are less entrepreneurial than men in general, so we see less women running their own ...

  2. Business - Companies

    HKEx listed companies told to woo women directors

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Stock exchange pushes for board diversity in companies after strong support from market Firms urged to get more women directors The stock exchange will require ... members were women, lagging behind Britain at 17 per cent and Norway at 40 per cent. In Hong Kong, 40 per cent of listed companies, including HKEx itself, have no female directors on their boards. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to promote more women to boards of directors

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... There is nothing unusual about that, except that it is being launched in partnership with the Women's Foundation. The programme is not confined to women, but does contain training and networking programmes aimed at female executives. Mentors will include board chairs and directors from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, one of the big accounting firms, law firms and financial services ...

  4. How firms gain from women directors

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu White Collar has always supported listed companies appointing more women to their boards. Now, a Credit Suisse study has shown that companies with more women directors can ... directors. Net income growth of companies with women on board has averaged 14 per cent over the past six years, compared with 10 per cent for those without. Another study conducted by Catalyst ...

  5. Business - Companies - GOVERNANCE

    EU may require companies to favour appointment of women over men to boards

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Brussels European Union may require companies to appoint women over equally qualified men as directors, to meet 40 per cent quota EU pushes for female directors Companies may be required to favour women over equally qualified men for supervisory board seats, as they strive to meet a 40 per cent quota for female directors the European Union set out in draft rules published ...

  6. Business - Companies - MONDAY FACE

    Iris Riesen and Candy Chung fly high on private business jet success

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... for HEIGHTS Iris Riesen and Candy Chung know what it's like to fly high above the glass ceiling. Both women are executives of private-jet aviation companies, an industry typically dominated by men. Riesen is managing director at Jet Aviation Hong Kong and Chung heads Global Aviation Asia in Hong Kong. Both have made a name in the industry piloting their companies as the business ...

  7. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR ENOCH YIU

    Making it to the top just start of long road for women

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The next challenge for female directors will be to show they can deliver on profit for their firms Making it to the top just start of long road for women Good news ... if they fail to comply. The exchange issued a consultation paper on the issue in September and found most directors were middle-aged men and only 10 per cent were women. It showed that 40 per cent ...

  8. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Hong Kong mulls quota for female directors

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to Hurvenes, only 6 per cent of directors were female before 2002, when the country started to discuss such a quota. Norway now has about 40 per cent women on board on average as a result ... nothing changed until 2005, Norway finally enacted the quota law that stipulated companies must ensure 40 per cent of directors are women by January 1, 2008. In the debates preceding the law, some ...

  9. Business - Money - BOARDROOM

    HKEx calls for more women and wider age spread on company boards

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... In many stock markets around the world, companies are either mandated to have more women on their boards as well as a wider spread of ages for directors, or are encouraged to do so. Norway ... Iceland, Italy and Spain. In its consultation paper, the HKEx says only 10.3 per cent of current board members are women, and 40 per cent of listed companies do not have any female directors ...

  10. Business - Companies - GENDER EQUALITY

    'Women to play bigger role' in accounting

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Female Li & Fung director breaks glass ceiling to be industry body's president 'Women to play bigger role' in accounting The first woman to break through to become president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants says women are poised to play an increasingly important leadership role in the accounting industry. ...




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