• Amazon Had Opposed a Requirement to Interview Diverse Board Candidates. Now It's Embracing the ‘Rooney Rule.'

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Last week, Amazon's board recommended opposing a shareholder proposal aimed at increasing the board's diversity. This week, they've changed their tune.
    After outcry from employees, shareholders, and even Congress, Amazon's board has reversed an earlier decision against the adoption of the “Rooney Rule,” as proposed by CtW Investment Group. The rule would require the board to interview at least one woman or minority for each opening. Named after Dan Rooney, the former owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the former chairman of the NFL's diversity committee, the rule has succeeded in...
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