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A new study finds director interest in diversity may be fading.

Board diversity has been a hot topic of governance conversation for years. But there has been a shift in the narrative as boards (slowly) become more diverse, and many directors seem to want to move on from the conversation.

The percentage of directors saying that "gender diversity on their boards is very important" went up six years in a row--before dropping in 2019. PwC's 2019 Annual Corporate Directors Survey showed that 38% of directors said having gender diversity on their boards was very important, down from 46% in 2018. The percentage also dropped for racial/ethnic diversity...

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