Top 25 Boards for Gender Diversity

In the past five years, the prevalence of female directors has increased slowly, yet steadily. According to the most recent S&P 500 companies’ proxy statements, women accounted for 21.3% of board seats overall, as detailed in a new report from Equilar. That represents an increase from 16.6% in 2012.

Below is a list of the 25 S&P 500 companies with the highest percentage of females on their boards.


Source: Equilar



The Equilar Diversity Network, which launched in September, is the first and only platform combining gender and ethnic diversity board candidate registries, providing boards and their search committees with a single tool to identify and reference potential candidates with these diverse backgrounds.

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For more information on Equilar research and data analysis, please contact Dan Marcec, Director of Content at 

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