For the first time, over 10% of board members at TOPIX 100 companies are women. Reaching 10.5% as of July 2019, this represents an increase of 2.5% from the previous year. While a step in the right direction, it would be delusional for Japan Inc. to start congratulating itself.
Gender diversity in Japan Inc. must blast past tokenism
One in 10 female board members is nowhere near ambitious enough for culture change