Thursday, June 15, 2017

Three essential steps for greater gender equity on your board - CANADIAN LAWYER MAGAZINE

by Naveen Mehta
Originally published: June 12, 2017
Publisher: CanadianLawyerMag.com 

Picture it: The board is onboard.
They have been swayed by the strong “business case” you put forward based on what I laid out in the first article I wrote on gender equity on boards.  The board members now admire your tenacity in continuing your efforts to bring this issue forward based on my second article and fully grasp the immense value more women would bring to the board. 

But now they’re wondering about next steps. Assuming your organization is starting from scratch, here are three essential initiatives that you can advise your C-suite or the board to do. (Bear in mind this is not by any means an exhaustive list but an initial one.)