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Amazon, Microsoft, Zillow and Leading US Companies Launch Black Boardroom Initiative

The number of Black executives in corporate boardrooms remains shockingly sparse even with the ongoing push for diversity and inclusion all across American culture — including companies big and small alike. But some of the biggest corporations in the United States are working on a new initiative to change that….

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Tokyo Olympics to Encourage Significant Increase in Gender Equality Among Event’s Corporate Sponsors

Besides simply being a showcase for some of the most talented and athletic men and women on the planet, the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics are hoping their event this summer can also help promote significant change in corporate culture, both in Japan and around the globe. Bloomberg’s Ayai Tomisawa…

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NASDAQ President Backtracks Proposed Boardroom Diversity Requirements

When stock market indexing giant NASDAQ announced plans to make the companies listed on its exchange include at least some measure of diversity on their boards last December, the reaction was loud and immediate from both sides. Right-leaning groups like The Heritage Foundation declared the move “discriminatory and immoral” and…

Luke Visconti, Panelists Share Best Practices at Congressional Hearing on Diversity in the Boardroom

DiversityInc Founder and Chairman Luke Visconti, along with five other expert panelists, offered their perspectives and experience during the House Committee on Financial Services hearing, entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.” Or, in most cases, the lack of diversity in America’s boardrooms. …