Status of Latinos on Corporate Boards
While Latino representation on F1000 boards has been slowly growing in recent years, our research shows that it is growing at a much slower rate than for other minorities, and that Latinas in particular are seeing the lowest numbers of representation. Click on the links below to track Latino representation on these company boards in the last ten years.
- Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards from the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) and Deloitte
- 2019 Board Monitor from Heidrick & Struggles
- U.S. Board Diversity Trends in 2019 from Harvard Law School
Why Diversity Matters
Diversity on corporate boards matters. Cited most frequently is McKinsey’s study, Diversity Matters which found a statistically significant correlation between diversity and financial performance. Specifically, companies in the top quartile for gender and racial/ethnic diversity were 15 percent and 35 percent, respectively, more likely to have financial returns above their national industry median. Learn more about the clear business case for board diversity in the reports below.
- Corporate Board Diversity is Good for Business. But It's Not the Norm — And That's Why A Law is Needed - Chicago Tribune
- Getting More Diverse Voices to the Board Table - Directors & Boards
- If You Want To Join A Corporate Board, Take This Test - Forbes
- Delivering Through Diversity - McKinsey
- EY Center for Board Matters: 5 Takeaways from the 2019 Proxy Season
- MSCI Women on Boards Progress Report 2018