• RaceAhead: Amazon Adopts ‘The Rooney Rule'

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Amazon shrugged, then blinked.
    Less than a week after the company decided to oppose a shareholder proposal aimed to increase board diversity, the company relented to a drum beat of pressure.
    My colleague Hallie Detrick picks up the story :
    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...
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