MP Pension reproaches companies with all-male boards

The female-male ratio in the board rooms of Denmark's largest listed companies has diverged very little. MP Pension reproaches companies too slow to increase the number of female board members which they claim is due to time constraints.

Anders Schelde, investeringschef i MP Pension. | Photo: PR.

Following this spring's round of annual general meetings, 2018's female-male ratio of board members in Danish listed companies is 25.8:25.6 percent. And out of 37 listed companies, only one has a female board chair. In other words, the process of including more women is taking too long and at a slow pace, prompting MP Pension to raise its voice to the companies in question, reports Danish business daily Berlingske Business.

Most recently, MP Pension sent a clear message to Rockwool, a company with an all-male board, by abstaining from voting in favor of the re-election of all board members at the company's latest AGM.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.

No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

New paper slams model portfolio boom for conflict of interest

So-called model portfolios -- off-the-shelf investment strategies often comprising bundles of ETFs -- are ridden with conflicts of interest, according a trio of academics, including Associate Professor from the Norwegian School of Economics Nataliya Gerasimova.

Further reading

Latest news


Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch