Tag: Diversity And Inclusion

DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson in Conversation With Target CEO Brian Cornell on Why DEI Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Target (No. 29 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021) seems to have hit the bullseye. The retail giant recently released its 2020 Workforce Diversity Report, sharing and breaking down disaggregated racial and gender data across all levels of the organization. To expand on the report’s…

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Trump Bans Diversity Training in Federal Agencies

In a Sept. 4 memo to the Office of Management and Budget, director Russell Vought said President Trump believes diversity and inclusion and anti-racism trainings are “divisive [and] anti-American propaganda.” The document, which comes at a time when corporations are putting out statements condemning racism and vowing to improve diversity…

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‘Mayor Pete’ Seeks Diverse Presidential Campaign Staff

Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Ind., a well-educated millennial and Afghanistan veteran who’s gay, is running for president. He wants to make diversity and inclusion a priority. Last week Buttigieg, known as “Mayor Pete,” penned a letter to the Muslim community he presides over in response to the…

CA School District to Require Ethnic-Studies Course

By Albert Lin A school district in Greater Los Angeles has adopted a measure that will require students to pass an ethnic-studies course in order to graduate. El Rancho Unified School District officials believe that such coursework will help bridge differences between students and teach them more about their heritage…

Are Political Donations That Conflict With Your Diversity Policy a Shareholder Issue

Shareholder activism is putting corporate political contributions under the microscope. What repercussions could your company face if your contributions don’t align with values related to diversity and inclusion In this “Corporate Political Spending: Why Shareholders Must Weigh In” white paper, NorthStar Asset Management‘s Julie Goodridge and Christine Jantz reveal the…