Companies Compelled To Include Gender Index In Annual Report - Najib

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- The Securities Commission has launched a new initiative compelling companies to include gender index in their annual report to monitor gender diversity in their organisations.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the initiative was part of the country's policy to raise the number of women in decision-making positions in public and private sectors, to 30 per cent by next year.

"By next year, we will know the composition of women of each company board members, managerial (level) and employees," he said in his speech at the opening of the Asean Conference on Women in Politics (Asean WIP KL2015) here, today.....