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New Report: Companies With Diverse Boards Out Performed Their Peers During the Pandemic

By: Anna Meyer, Inc. Magazine

Analysis of the companies on the S&P 500 found that age and gender diversity among directors correlated with better financial performance during Covid-19.

While the economy took a hit during the Covid-19 pandemic, companies that had diverse boards were better prepared to succeed against all odds. That is according to a new report by BoardReady, a Seattle-based non-profit focused on helping companies with board diversity.