July 13, 2021
Using the data provided by Equilar, as of Mar. 31, 2021, 50/50 Women on Boards Gender Diversity Index™ research reveals that there are 2,918 active companies on the Russell 3000 Index and 27,091 total board seats. Women now hold 6,598 (or 24.4%) of the seats, a 0.7 percentage point increase from Dec. 31, 2020. Our findings also reveal the number of California Russell 3000 index companies that need to add women to comply with SB 826 by year-end and the number of seats available to women.