More women are joining corporate boards but very few get the corner office
Women’s share in boards of Nifty-500 firms has tripled to 15 percent over the past six years but a majority of firms have just one woman on their board
Every Women’s Day (8 March), companies of all hues and stripes run campaigns showcasing their commitment to gender equality. Some also get chocolates and flowers for women employees. But when it comes to appointing women to senior management positions, most companies fail to walk the talk, shows a Mint analysis of gender data across top listed firms.