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Consider gender diversity on boards for its economic value

And realise that the external disclosure of a firm's diversity and inclusion policies can be a value generator.

Having more women on boards means richer companies.

THE need for greater gender diversity of boards in Singapore has emerged as a topic of debate. While women are generally better represented at senior management level in Singapore compared to many countries in the world, the number of women directors on boards is low, at just over 8 per cent.