WomenCorporateDirectors First Ever Global Institute: It's Just Good Business

May 13, 2011 6:00 PM ET

Alice Korngold's Blog

Directors of Coca-Cola Company, Avon Products, Nestle, Calvert Group Ltd., Limited Brand, MetLife, Proctor & Gamble, Xerox Corporation, and many additional companies are among the 200 women meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss vital corporate governance topics. Issues include global scarcities in critical areas governing economic activity; complexity/risk; urbanization; changing customers around the world--from niches to global mass markets; and corporate social investing - beyond philanthropy.

Providing a forum for women directors to engage with each other over leading governance issues, WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Global Institute will convene in New York City for the first time ever this coming week. WCD is a global organization of over 1,000 women directors representing 1,200 companies from 32 chapters around the world. A number of companies that are leading the way with women on their boards will also be honored and recognized.

"Companies with a higher proportion of women on their management committees are also the companies that have the best performance,"

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