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Amazon, Goldman Sachs and more firms will share their private diversity data

It aims to increase the transparency of the workforce at companies that made explicit statements in support of equality after protests against the killing of George Floyd

Group of female protesting for human rights and against racism. Photo: Shutterstock
  • 36 firms will share their regulatory filing when they report workforce numbers;
  • It aims to increase transparency of firms committed in fighting racism.

More than thirty of the largest U.S. companies – such as Amazon, General Motors and Goldman Sachs – have agreed to new disclosures of previously private race, gender and ethnicity workforce data as part of a push by the New York City initiative and three municipal retirement funds, reported Bloomberg Quint.

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According to the media outlet, these 36 firms will share regulatory filing when they report new numbers next year. It aims to increase the transparency of the workforce at companies that made explicit statements in support of equality after protests against the killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police and disproportionate minority deaths caused by the COVID-19.

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