The KPMG Board Leadership Center and the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation report on the gender diversity of the boards of publicly held companies headquartered in San Diego (“San Diego companies”).
As the eighth largest city in the United States,1 San Diego plays an important role in the national and global economies. Companies headquartered in San Diego are known for their innovation2 and important contributions to society.
Under SB 826, publicly held companies headquartered in California were required to include at least one woman on their boards by December 31, 2019, and one, two, or three women by December 31, 2021, depending on board size.
This report examines the gender diversity of 88 San Diego companies as of May 2020. Among the key findings:
For insights on the early impact of SB 826, read the KPMG Board Leadership Center (BLC) report.