Tag: CEOs

Georgia voter suppression protests

More Than 100 Corporate CEOs Discuss Ways to Fight Against Georgia Voter Suppression Law

On Saturday, April 10, the CEOs from dozens of the country’s leading corporations came together on Zoom to talk about ways Corporate America can aid in the fight against a number of controversial and racist voter suppression laws that are currently in discussion across the U.S., including the new law…

Trump supporting rioters storm the U.S. Capital

Leaders from DC, Corporate America and Around the Globe Condemn Trump for Attempted Government Coup; Congress Approves Measure to Bolster Diversity Within the Military; and More

Leaders from D.C., corporate America and around the globe condemn Trump for attempted government coup. Reaction to President Trump’s attempt at insurrection and a literal mob-enforced stealing of the vote has been swift and dramatic, ever since angry rioters and domestic terrorists stormed the Capitol building on the afternoon of…

Who's Left on Trump's Business Councils

During a critical time for business leaders, CEOs and other company leaders have faced decisions. Some chose to remove themselves from White House business councils after President Donald Trump did not immediately disavow white supremacy after violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., left one counter-protester dead and many others injured. Trump…

KPMG: Confidence Abounds for U.S. CEOs

U.S. chief executives are highly confident about their business prospects over the next three years and will focus on investing in new technologies in order to remain competitive and grow, according to a study released today by KPMG (No. 11 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list), the U.S. audit,…

Men Named John Outnumber Women in Key Leadership Positions

By Michael Nam Justin Wolfers, a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, highlighted the lack of women in charge of financial and political institutions with a darkly amusing ratio he calls the Glass Ceiling Index. In his New York Times Upshot column, Wolfers was apparently…

Abercrombie Discriminated Against Female Muslim Employee, Says Judge

By Chris Hoenig A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Abercrombie & Fitch broke antidiscrimination laws when it fired a Muslim employee who insisted on wearing a head scarfat least the fifth time that the company or CEO Mike Jeffries have been sued for discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment…