Nasdaq Press Release, "Nasdaq to Advance Diversity through New Proposed Listing Requirements," December 1, 2020.


Todd Gormley, Washington University, "The Big Three and Board Gender Diversity: The Effectiveness of Shareholder Voice," December 30, 2020.

Just Capital, "A Small Fraction of Corporations Share Diversity Data, but Disclosure is Rapidly on the Rise," December 17, 2020

Barron's, "50 of 100 Largest U.S. Public Companies Agree to Release Key Diversity Data," December 17, 2020 (subscription required).

Cooley LP, "SASB presents new bulletin on human capital disclosure," December 8, 2020.

Cooley LP, "Nasdaq proposes a 'comply or explain' board diversity mandate," December 2, 2020

Deloitte/NACD, "Board inclusion framework: Enabling boards to govern inclusively," December 2020.

Reuters, "Insurers dig into corporate diversity practices as lawsuits pile up," November 30, 2020

ISS, Americas: Policy Updates for 2021 (includes new policy on board diversity on pp. 5-9), November 2020

NIRI, IR Update, Summer 2020 (special edition on diversity and inclusion).

IR Magazine, "'Overboarding' focus as firms seek to boost diversity," October 27, 2020

Semler Brossy, "How Boards Can Respond to Calls for Racial Equity," October 26, 2020.

The Wall Street Journal, "Business Groups Urge Trump to Withdraw Order on Diversity Training," October 15, 2020

Business Roundtable CEOs Announce Corporate Actions, Public Policy Recommendations to Advance Racial Equity and Justice, Increase Economic Opportunity in America, October 15, 2020.

The Wall Street Journal, "Starbucks Ties Executive Pay to 2025 Diversity Targets," October 14, 2020.  

Cooley PubCo Blog, "SEC Commissioner Lee makes her case for diversity and climate disclosure," October 9, 2020.

Cooley PubCo Blog, "California mandates board diversity for “underrepresented communities,” October 1, 2020.

EY, "How to approach the SEC’s new human capital disclosures," September 2020

SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee, "Diversity Matters, Disclosure Works, and the SEC Can Do More: Remarks at the Council of Institutional Investors Fall 2020 Conference," September 22, 2020.

IR Magazine, "Equality in IR Forum: ‘Some dynamics remain really stubborn,’" July 30, 2020

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Equality of Opportunity Agenda, July 2020

The Wall Street Journal, "Wall Street Knows It’s Too White. Fixing It Will Be Hard," July 2, 2020.

IR Magazine, "Canadian business leaders launch anti-racism project, June 19, 2020.

Adam O. Emmerich, David M. Silk, and Sabastian V. Niles, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, "Using ESG Tools to Help Combat Systemic Racism and Injustice," June 17, 2020

AT&T, "The Mandate for Equitable Justice: An Open Letter to Our Federal, State, and Local Elected Officials," June 16, 2020.

Business Roundtable, "Business Roundtable Calls for Bipartisan Action on Significant Policing Legislation," June 16, 2020

Fortune, "Working While Black: Stories from Black Corporate America," June 16, 2020

The Hill, "Business groups applaud Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBT people from job discrimination," June 16, 2020.

AlphaSense, "How Companies are Responding to George Floyd Protests," June 2020

IR Magazine, "Investor groups ponder further action on racial inequality," June 10, 2020

Sandra Leung, Washington Post, "Opinion: It’s time for businesses to finally address racism. Here’s how," June 10, 2020

The Wall Street Journal, "What CEOs Said About George Floyd's Death," June 5, 2020

NIRI Developing Leaders Roundtable, "Earnings Call Commentary Addressing Racial Injustice," June 4, 2020

Roger Pondel, "Our Industry Stands in Solidarity, So Do We," June 3, 2020.

Gary LaBranche, IR Update Weekly, "Breathless," June 3, 2020

U.S. Chamber Launches National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity, June 3, 2020

Ceres, "We Stand In Solidarity With The Black Community," June 3, 2020.

John Streur, Calvert Research and Management, "Corporations and Investors Must do More to Combat Racism," June 2, 2020

Garland Stansell, PRSA, "A letter from PRSA Chair Garland Stansell to members reflecting on the country’s recent events," June 2, 2020.

National Association of Corporate Directors, "NACD Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community," June 2020.

Michael Hatcher and Weldon Latham, Jackson Lewis P.C., "States are Leading the Charge to Corporate Boards: Diversify!" May 12, 2020.

Deloitte, "How to create a board culture of inclusion," March/April 2020.