Comment From Doug Chia on NASDAQ Board Diversity Proposal

Doug Chia‘s comment on the NASDAQ proposal for board diversity disclosure is well worth reading in full (see below). An excerpt; Nasdaq’s proposed rules are purely disclosure-based. The new rules would require listed companies to disclose information about the gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation of their boards.1 This is disclosure about a board’s diversity or lack thereof. It would…

VEA Vice Chair Quoted on Nasdaq’s proposed new diversity requirements.

Corporate governance expert and vice chair of ValueEdge Advisors Nell Minow said the proposed Nasdaq rules are just one step in the right direction. “It’s about time that the exchanges started stepping up to the plate on some of these issues. They’re in a much better position to address all kinds of corporate governance issues…

Nasdaq Proposes Board-Diversity Rule for Listed Companies – WSJ

Nasdaq Inc. aims to require listed companies to include women and people of diverse racial identities or sexual orientation on their boards, a move that could prompt change at hundreds of companies. The exchange operator filed a proposal with the Securities and Exchange Commission that would require listed companies to have at least one woman…