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May 11, 2011

Five years after the adoption of Bill 53

In a report the IGPPO recently assessed the progress of governance modernization efforts in Quebec state-owned corporations since the establishment of modern rules and new disclosure norms five years ago. According to the report, Quebec-government owned corporations have conformed well to the disclosure provisions of Bill 53, which was adopted in 2006. However the IGPPO […]

June 15, 2009

Pushing for Change : A 40% Gender Equality Target for Corporate Boards

Today, the IGPPO releases a policy paper that includes key practical proposals to increase the number of qualified women directors on corporate boards in Quebec and Canada Currently, corporate boards of directors are not taking full advantage of the benefits that qualified and competent women can bring. Representation by both genders on corporate boards should […]

March 30, 2009

The Status of Women Corporate Directors in Canada

Corporate boards of directors are not taking full advantage of the benefits that including qualified, competent women can bring. Representation by both genders on corporate boards should thus be increased to a minimum of 40%. These are the key recommendations included in an IGPPO policy paper. The report also recommends that the gender balancing process […]