Blair Jones Featured in Equilar Gender Diversity Index Q3
Semler Brossy’s Blair Jones was recently featured in the Equilar Gender Diversity Index (GDI): Q3 2017. The GDI tracks the progress of female representation on public company boards of directors. According to Equilar, despite the representation of women on boards staying the same over the latest three-month period, there are signs of progress. The number of boards with zero women continues to decline rapidly, and the number of boards that have reached parity ticked up steadily once again.
“With so much activity related to placing women on boards in recent years, it’s an enigma as to why progress seems momentarily stalled,” said Blair Jones, a Managing Partner with Semler Brossy Consulting Group and a member of the Equilar Diversity Network Advisory Council. “As companies prepare for the primary board nomination season in early 2018, there should be opportunities to once again make positive strides: There is an abundant supply of women director candidates prepared by such organizations as the US 30% Club and DirectWomen.”
“In addition, investors are increasingly expecting more diverse candidate slates and boards,” Jones added. “Just populating the boards with no women with at least one female director would move the needle.”
To view the full report, visit Equilar.