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Aiming to implement diversity management as a competitive strategy

As more and more Japanese companies have been recognizing the importance of diversity management, these companies have further been focusing on its significance as a tool for implementing management strategies that enhance their earning power. The effects brought about by diversity management (e.g., creation of innovation and consolidation of supervisory functions of a board of directors) also attract the attention of overseas investors. In addition, to ensure

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For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision making. The call for greater diversity in the boardroom and beyond hasn’t yet yielded significant change.

BlombergQuickTakeWomen are well established in professions like medicine, law and banking. They’ve advanced to the top of prominent companies, including General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Pepsico and IBM. Yet a gap remains: corporate boards. Men hold about 80 percent of all S&P 500 board seats and growth in female representation has slowed.

Paul HastingsPaul Hastings recently partnered with GC Magazine and The Legal 500 to produce the GC Diversity and Inclusion Report USA 2017 -- an in-depth examination of the perspectives and innovative actions of the in-house legal community. The report was launched in February and features in-depth interviews from 20+ general counsels and senior executives, as well as Paul Hastings people.

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women in the boardroomSusan Baker, Vice President and member of the Shareholder Advocacy team at Trillium Asset Management, has a unique approach and strategy to increasing diversity. As a member of Trillium, an independent investment advisor focused exclusively on sustainable and responsible investing managing over

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