WOB Recommended Diversity Policy – Companies
WOB recommended Diversity policy for companies will be made publicly available through the website SHORTLY. For Further information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Promoting Gender Diversity
WOB has already started a dialogue with listed companies to raise awareness on the importance of gender diversity action policies.
− Set gender diversity targets and encourage men to spearhead the change.
− Certify the commitment of Chairperson and CEO on increasing the representation of women on boards.
− Approve Diversity Policy from the Board.
− Establish goals for women representation, and evaluate performance against targets.
− Aim to include women on the short list for vacant positions.
− Mentor high-potential women in the company to take on higher positions.
− Provide high-performing women with opportunities to develop the skills necessary for becoming directors.
− Ensure Nominating Committee Impartiality.
− Including information on the steps taken by companies to achieve gender diversity into the existing reporting structure, including communications with stakeholders.