On February 4, 2020, Belinda Vega published "Why Businesses Are Adding Women to Their Boards" in Mergers & Acquisitions. The following is an excerpt:
Pushed by a groundbreaking California law mandating it, more companies are putting women on their public corporate boards. The law faces pressure in court and may not stand, but its rippling effect has already started to increase the visibility and awareness of the important benefits of board diversity. Investors are taking notice and trying to get ahead of the curve. Here's where the issue stands, and why companies and shareholders are getting the message that, mandated or not, gender diversity on corporate boards makes good business sense.
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