Legal leaders tell us their CEOs want quick action on bringing diversity to the boardroom. In fact, 75% percent of in-house legal teams are reexamining director recruitment and succession planning to make sure those projects take diversity into account. The other 25% plan to do so in the future.
Take action on improving board diversity with these 4 steps:
- Set clear diversity goals for the board
- Seek out candidates for their skill sets rather than titles
- Push recruiters to help with probing questions and clear instructions
- Consider the need to restructure the board