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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technology

Newsletter Archive

The tech sector has long framed diversity as a pipeline problem, but in recent years, it’s come around to the notion that the industry as a whole has a discriminatory culture. Evidence continues to mount that the shift is warranted.
Sep 17, 2021
SEC Commissioner Gary Gensler’s inclination to take a measured approach to enacting human capital disclosure recommendations was on display during a Tuesday grilling by the Senate Banking Committee.
Sep 15, 2021
Salesforce informed staffers on Friday that it will help Texas-based employees and their immediate family relocate if they’re concerned about their ability to seek reproductive care in the wake of the state’s passage of a radically restrictive anti-abortion law.
Sep 14, 2021
President Biden announced Thursday that employers with 100 or more workers must mandate Covid-19 vaccines or administer weekly tests. As vaccination requirements pick up steam in corporate America, some workers are trying to skirt mandates through religious exemptions.
Sep 13, 2021
A now-viral LinkedIn post about bereavement policy has sparked a conversation about what constitutes "family" and how redefining such relationships can align with broader D&I efforts.
Sep 10, 2021
Much has been said of Nasdaq’s “comply or explain” board diversity mandate. Last month, Nasdaq updated the directive, providing additional details on when the new rules will go into effect.
Sep 8, 2021
Add this to the list of uncomfortable truths D&I professionals must come to grips with: The employees most likely to take advantage of company mentorship programs may be the least likely to benefit from such support and may return less value to their company as a result of it.
Sep 7, 2021
Higher wages are no longer a sufficient incentive to remain with an employer; instead, many workers are making employment decisions based on their personal beliefs. That’s one of the findings of a new Edelman Trust Barometer survey.
Sep 3, 2021
Investors are increasingly demanding transparency around corporate diversity in an attempt to mitigate risks.
Sep 1, 2021
As companies draft their return-to-office plans, many are considering how remote work opportunities, removal of geographic barriers, and a digital-first recruitment strategy can enhance diversity.
Aug 31, 2021