1. Progress Slow on Reaching Gender Parity on Corporate Boards

    Progress Slow on Reaching Gender Parity on Corporate Boards

    The percentage of women on the boards of S&P 500 companies is still only 20 percent, making little progress from the year before, a new national report has found. And while at least a dozen of Minnesota’s public companies — led by Best Buy, Ameriprise Financial and Patterson Companies — have better representation than the nation as a whole, the percentage for all the state’s public companies lags behind the national average ...

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