Women on Board Policies in Member States and the Effects on Corporate Governance

Study 07-12-2021

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee, provides an overview of women on board policies in the EU Member States. analyses, in more detail, policies and practices as well as their impact on women’s board presentation in Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. The study concludes by recommending a timely adoption of the adoption of the proposed Directive COM(2012) 614 final of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges and related measures.