INSEAD announces new San Francisco campus - Global Education Times (GET News)

INSEAD announces new San Francisco campus

French business school INSEAD has announced the establishment of a new campus in San Francisco, signalling its intention to expand into North America.

The INSEAD facility in San Francisco is expected to provide a platform for innovative and dynamic global management education in North America.

Currently, INSEAD has campuses located in in Europe (Fontainebleau, France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi).

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Investors falling short on backing gender diversity in boardrooms: INSEAD study - Global Education Times (GET News)

Investors falling short on backing gender diversity in boardrooms: INSEAD study

An INSEAD study has shown that business investors are vocal advocates for gender diversity in boardrooms, but in practice are falling short.

Despite proclamations of support for a move towards a better gender balance, new INSEAD research suggests that investors perceive companies which increase female representation on their board as having a weaker commitment to shareholder value.

The study found specifically that among firms that had made other investments in gender diversity, the appointment of female directors to the board reduced a firm’s market value relative to the value of the company’s physical assets by almost 6 percent.

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