Women on boards: gender directive discussion at European Commission postponed until November
The discussion scheduled for today at the European Commission around the Justice Commissioner’s proposed gender directive on mandatory quotas for women on boards has been postponed until later in 2012, as a Commission spokesman explained on Twitter:
“olivier bailly@ECspokesOlivie #womenonboards. #EC agrees today on need to address gender balance. More time to reach an ambitious consensus. Will return to this 14 Nov”
More detail from EurActive here.
See also: “Golden skirts”: FT reports that the EU will propose mandatory quotas for women on boards