Literature Review Women on boards and in TMTS and firm performance68 In terms of geographical distribution most inqui ries related to diversity come from investors from the United States and Canada This fact is not sur prising considering that the topic of diversity had its origin in the United States diversity and di versity management have been highly regarded issues in North America for 30 years now It can Figure 3 3 Types of investors inquiring about diversity 0 1 18 4 4 3 2 1 1 9 20 40 60 80 100 sustainability investors ESG investors CSR SRI investors associations of shareholders private investors pension funds family offices others 0 6 3 3 3 2 1 1 5 10 15 20 USA Canada UK Europe Scandinavia France Germany Austria Netherlands Figure 3 4 Locations of investors inquiring about diversity thus be expected that awareness for the topic is higher among investors from this region The United Kingdom Scandinavia and France are also mentioned several times German inves tors are of minor importance Figure 3 4 displays the number of inquiries sorted by the location of investors Gender diversity on corporate boards and in TMTs in practice

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