The 100 largest primary-listed companies on SGXachieved 16.2% women’s participation on boards as at 31 December 2019.
There are only 19 all-male boards amongst the 100 largest primary-listed companies on SGX. This is a significant improvement from 2013 where half of these boards were all-male.
There is also progress among companies who already have women on therir boards. This effort must be accelerated to keep pace with progress achieved in other countries. Not just all-male boards but also the 40% of companies that have one woman on their boards have the opportunity to contribute.
Statutory Boards and Institutions of a Public Character made improvements, achieving 25.1% and 27.8% women’s participation on boards, respectively