European Parliament adopts law on gender balance on corporate boards

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The European Parliament has formally adopted the new EU law on gender balance on corporate boards, which means that companies by 2026 will need to have 40% of the underrepresented sex among non-executive directors or 33% among all directors. This is the culmination of work that was started by the Commission in 2012. 

Find out more on the European Commission’s website.  


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