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Greenlining Institute Hails Wells Fargo Move to Link Executive Pay, Diversity Progress

June 17, 2020 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Urges Other Banks to Follow Suit Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The Greenlining Institute praised this week’s announcement  by [...]


Why diversity and inclusion programs often fall short

June 12, 2020

By Meghan McCarty Carino MarketPlace Sephora closed its stores in 2019 to hold diversity and inclusion training for its employees. Following weeks of protests against police [...]


Salesforce plans to hire the laid-off family and friends of its staff. What about diversity?

April 7, 2020 Technology Equity

By Levi Sumagaysay Protocol Salesforce, known for calling its employees “ohana,” is taking that family mentality up a notch. Seeking to fill 2,200 positions, the company [...]


Banking is Changing. Its Lack of Diversity Must Change, Too, and Congress Can Help

February 15, 2020 Economic Equity

By Rawan Elhalaby CommonDreams In Nicetown, a North Philadelphia neighborhood that was redlined in the 1930s, banks and mortgage brokers largely stay away. Lenders have been [...]


House subcommittee scrutinizes diversity at biggest banks

February 12, 2020 Economic Equity

By Meghan McCarty Carino MarketPlace Has Wall Street really become more diverse since the 2008 recession? Spencer Platt/Getty Images The banking industry is coming under scrutiny [...]

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Testimony: House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion

February 11, 2020 Economic Equity

Greenlining urged the committee to promote greater transparency regarding diversity in the banking industry, stating: Diversity and inclusion are the building blocks of a fair society. [...]

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Greenlining Institute to Push for Bank Diversity at House Hearing Feb. 12

February 11, 2020 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

House Financial Services Subcommittee to Consider Diversity & Inclusion at Large Banks   Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell), Rawan Elhalaby, [...]

2019 Supplier Diversity Report Card

2019 Supplier Diversity Report Card

January 3, 2020 Technology Equity

Incremental Progress in a Swiftly Changing Landscape Introduction As our country tackles problems that disproportionately affect communities of color, from income and wealth inequality to climate [...]


2019 Bank Board Diversity

October 17, 2019 Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Equity

Executive Summary The Greenlining Institute regularly examines corporate executive board diversity.1 Our 2019 study zeroes in on the gender and racial makeup of bank executive boards, [...]

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Governor Signs Bill to Promote Supplier Diversity Across California’s Hospital Industry

October 14, 2019 Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

AB 962 Requires Hospitals to Report Their Supplier Diversity Starting July 1, 2021 Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) Anthony Galace, [...]