Dirty dozen

There are now 12 S&P 500 companies that don’t have a single woman on their corporate boards

Garmin is one of the 12 S&P 500 companies that lacked at least one woman on its corporate board. Sean Gallup/Getty Images

As recently as just 10 years ago, there were 60 companies listed on the S&P 500 that lacked at least one woman on their corporate boards. That number has now been slashed by 80 percent. So, who are the holdouts? Mostly companies that aren’t well known and are largely from the tech, automotive and energy sectors — typically male-dominated industries. Garmin, Discovery Communications and Equinox are the better known companies on the list. One of the companies nearly had a woman on its board and a major casino conglomerate had a woman on its board until she was kicked off in a nasty proxy war earlier this year.

Read the full story and see the complete list at The Washington Post.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *