diversity

Research Shows Lack of Diversity on Canadian Television

According to a new research report, there is still not enough diversity on Canadian television, especially due to lack of programming representing people with disabilities and the Indigenous population (via The Star). The findings were provided to the CRTC in March, shortly before Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly launched public consultations on how the government could support the...

Apple’s Top Ranks Still Overwhelmingly White and Male

Apple quietly released its employment diversity statistics current as of July 2016 on Monday, and data shows that the company’s high-level executive and management positions are overwhelmingly filled by white males, according to a report from Recode. Just 20 of Apple’s top 107 executives are women, according to the government filing, while only five are […]

Apple’s 2015 EEO-1 Report Shows Slow Progress in Hiring Practices

Apple quietly released its EEO-1 Federal Employer Information Report for 2015 over the weekend, sharing its employment diversity information through August 1, 2015, which shows that even though the company is slowly making progress in its hiring practices, the year-over-year change in ethnicity, gender and race distribution is still not what was outlined last year by CEO Tim...

Apple Board Members Say Diversity Proposal is “Unduly Burdensome”

In a proxy statement published recently, Apple's board recommends that investors vote against the diversity proposal, calling it "unduly burdensome" (via CNN Money). Earlier, in December, Bloomberg reported that Apple shareholders might force the company to increase the number of non-white executives and directors in 2016. The proposal – the topic of the shareholder meeting...

Apple Releases their 2015 Inclusion and Diversity Report

Apple has released its 2015 Inclusion & Diversity Report, releasing details on how the company hires inclusively to create a diverse workforce: Inclusion inspires innovation. Great ideas push the world forward. And they can come from anywhere. At Apple, we rely on our employees’ diverse backgrounds and perspectives to spark innovation. So we’re hiring more...

Apple Agrees to Board Diversity Following Shareholder Criticism

Major shareholders Trillium Asset Management LLC and the Sustainability Group criticized Apple over the lack of diversity in its executive team. The two have said they are disappointed the iPhone manufacturer has only one woman on its eight-member board, and only one woman (who will join the company this spring) who will report directly to...