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Achieving adequate and effective board diversity

It will allow for rigorous discussions to take place for more effective decision making.

The Wall Street Journal discovered that, while the median age of the directors of S&P 500 companies is 63, the median age of Facebook's board is considerably younger at 46.

A LOT of ink has been spilled on the topic of board diversity. Much of the focus, however, has been on gender diversity, which is just one aspect of board diversity.

A different approach is required to cast a wider net over the subject.

While Guideline 2.6 of the Code of Corporate...