The foundation has been running for over 100 years. It has a long history, and until recently, its board was composed entirely of men. In the 1990s the CEO began to make changes. Today, the board recognises the importance of a gender balance, and has made significant progress in achieving that balance. It accepts that gender issues are important, and has a growing understanding of gender inequality, income inequalities, disability, and the changing landscape of cities worldwide. For a foundation with such a long history and deeprooted traditions, these are big steps.
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