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Canadian Securities Administrators progress report on women on boards and in executive officer positions

The extent and impact of gender disparities on boards and in executive officer positions are well-documented. The Canadian Securities Administrators recently released a progress report on the disclosure requirements which were implemented to increase transparency around the issue. The results engender both hope and concern.

 

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Corporate social responsibility: Following through on sustainable business initiatives

Sustainability has become a buzzword since sustainability as a practice is a relatively new initiative. From corporate social responsibility, to ‘green’ workplaces, to unethical ‘greenwashing’, it seems as though everyone is trying to get a piece of the eco-friendly pie. In the business world, sustainability is referred to as the ‘triple bottom line’, as organizations consider the environment an important stakeholder.

 

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