Why diversity creates a better company culture, and ultimately a better business

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TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson talked with Praful Saklani, CEO and founder of commercial relationship management firm Pramata. According to a report by the company, organizations that do not foster an inclusive environment eventually lose out by … Read more

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Amazon’s board adopts shareholder-backed diversity proposal

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Late last year, following the resignation of Amazon Studios head Roy Price amid allegations of sexual harassment, investor coalition CtW Investment Group sent a letter to Jeff Bezos and the rest of Amazon’s board demanding … Read more

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What Amazon’s Board Is Getting Wrong About Diversity and Hiring

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Amazon’s board recommended voting against a shareholder proposal that would require the board to consider women and minority candidates for director positions. The company’s communications representative suggested that using such a policy, similar

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Report: Amazon board’s diversity stance draws fire from Amazon employees

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Amazon employees are not pleased with one of its latest decisions. The company’s board has been lobbying to vote down a proposal from CtW Investment Group, which would require that

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Legislators, investors call for Silicon Valley giants to diversify their boards

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U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, along with several other members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with several major Silicon Valley technology companies earlier this month to press them to address their diversity problem.

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Silicon Valley’s pay gap between women and men in tech is so wide it increases the national …

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All over the country, women across various industries are fighting for equal pay, and the tech industry is no exception.

According to data from Statista, the average pay gap in the tech industry for … Read more

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Do Investors Value Diversity?

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On 5 August 2017, a memo titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” described by some observers as an “anti-diversity screed” went viral. The memo[1], written by a software engineer then working at Google, argued … Read more

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Uber diversity report: Staff slightly less white and male – CNET

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Uber is trying to have more women and people of color on its staff.

 


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Uber released its second-ever diversity report on Tuesday, which shows how it’s improved in some areas and in other … Read more

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