Published on: October 30, 2021
Authors: Ani Huang
Topics: Corporate GovernanceTaking advantage of the rapid increase in companies disclosing their EEO-1 forms publicly, Bloomberg has developed a highly detailed public database of diversity statistics for S&P 100 firms. The interactive database, which includes only companies that provided their full EEO-1 data, compares that data to industry benchmarks from the US Census, and highlights companies that “lag behind” on representation for Black, Hispanic, and female employees of color.
- Does the company have a specific numerical target for Black representation overall and in management?
- Does the company have a Chief Diversity Officer?
- Did company hiring from HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) increase in 2020 and 2021 and does the company have a partnership to recruit graduates?
- Does the board self-identify by race/ethnicity and gender?
- Did the company make donations in the wake of George Floyd’s killing?
- Does the company have a quota for working with minority-owned suppliers?