Gender Equality Database
of board seats on G20 listed companies held by women
Gender equality on boards
Tracking the gender balance of issuer’s boards, along with other related data, provides a useful benchmark for exchanges and other key stakeholders to assess progress in promoting gender equality among listed companies. More information about the SSE campaign for Gender Equality can be found here.
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An analysis of the gender balance of the top 100 issuers* by market capitalization from each of the 22 exchanges in the G20
|Market||Stock Exchange||% of Women on Board||Mandatory Minimum Rule?||If yes, % Women||If yes, N Women||% of Women Chair||% of Women CEO|
|Italy||Borsa Italiana (LSE Group)||37.5||Yes||33||13||5|
|United Kingdom||London Stock Exchange||36.2||No||5||5|
|Australia||Australian Securities Exchange||32.3||No||14||8|
|Canada||TMX Group Inc.||30.2||No||-||9||4|
|South Africa||Johannesburg Stock Exchange||28.5||No||11||2|
|China||Shenzhen Stock Exchange||17.3||No||5||11|
|India||National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)||16.8||Yes||1||7||4|
|India||Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)||16.8||Yes||1||7||4|
|Japan||Japan Exchange Group||11.9||No||1||0|
|China||Shanghai Stock Exchange||10.3||No||3||2|
|Indonesia||Indonesia Stock Exchange||10.3||No||9||3|
|Mexico||Bolsa Mexicana de Valores||7.8||No||2||1|
|Argentina||Bolsas y Mercados Argentinos||7.7||No||2||1|
|South Korea||South Korea Stock Exchange||7.4||Yes||1||1||2|
|Saudi Arabia||The Saudi Stock Exchange Tadawul||1.2||No||1||1|
Source: Data provided by Bloomberg. Additional company data compiled by SSE based on the latest available reports (2019 annual reports). Listing rule data compiled by SSE based on the latest available information (Q1 2021).
*If the exchange has less than 100 issuers, all the issuers were included in the analysis (the case of Argentina).