On 5 March 2012, European Commissioner Reding started a debate on EU Gender Quota in business. She stated the following: “I do not like quotas but I like what they do”. Here you can find a short video:
With this statement, she launched a public consultation asking organizations and individuals to reply to 7 questions on the topic of gender balance in boards. The Commissioner will use the outcome of this public consultation as a first step in further EU decision-making.
I agree with Commissioner Reding and have given my response to the 7 questions; here you can find my response:
I am curious to hear what you think; do we need quotas in boards in order to increase the number of women on boards?