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Black Corporate Board Membership Grew by 32% in the Last Year, but Major Gaps Still Exist

The murder of George Floyd galvanized the need for racial reform and equity in the U.S., and boards have been listening. Data from the consulting firm ISS Corporate Solutions reveals that between July 2020 and May 2021, 32% of individuals newly appointed to the corporate boards within the country’s largest…

Apple's Plan to Improve Its Diversity

By Albert Lin Facing criticism from two major shareholders, Apple recently added language to its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter pledging to “actively” pursue women and members of underrepresented groups for its board of directors, according to a report on Bloomberg.com. The exact language reads: “The Committee is committed…

Getting on Board: Women Join Boards at Higher Rates, But Progress Comes Slowly

The stakes are high for today’s public company boards. In an increasingly challenging regulatory landscape, they are being called upon to provide forward-looking strategic counsel and rigorous oversight, while facing greater public scrutiny from a variety of stakeholders and grappling with a volatile economic climate. A “check-the-box” compliance approach from…

We Evaluate CEO Commitment on Corporate Websites

How well is your company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion reflected on your website Is your CEO’s support upfront and clear DiversityInc’s Senior Vice President of Consulting Denyse Leslie ranks three insurance companies on their diversity-management messaging as part of an ongoing diversity-metrics series assessing diversity communications. By Denyse Leslie,…