Apple's decision to recruit more women and ethnic minorities to its board of directors came about after two investor groups said they would bring a board-diversity proposal before shareholders at an upcoming meeting, Mark Rogers writes. That suggests many major corporations still have a long way to go when it comes to top-level diversity. "The battle to achieve boardroom diversity will be won only after Apple and other public companies are no longer making token gestures of female and minority board appointments when under shareholder scrutiny," Rogers writes.

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