This study looks at the fundamentally different experiences of law students when it comes to racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and provides information about how these differences may impact their professional opportunities.
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In a time where social justice issues are attracting greater awareness, it is important to recognise how in-house counsel area uniquely positioned to guide their organisations in supporting these important issues.
Conflict, which is a positive by-product of diversity, must be expected and welcomed in today’s innovative, diverse workplace. Diversity of thought is increased in the more diverse workplace, and while most Australian companies look for ways to increase diversity, they may struggle if the inherent conflicts get out of hand.
This article appears in the Australian Corporate Lawyer, Volume 30, Issue 1 - Autumn 2020
This resource is a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) checklist, developed by N.Cornell Boggs, III of Quarles & Brady LLP, that provides a thought starting process for In-house leaders and their corporate legal department as they engage in conversations that are aimed at making improvements internally, and externally with the service providers their company works with.
This resource is a summary of the Opening Plenary of the Virtual Global General Counsel Summit 2021, titled "Championing Trust in Business in a Brave New World". It contains takeaways distilled from that session's discussion.
This checklist includes key issues to consider for the in-house legal career journey of women in the Middle East. This checklist was prepared by the Association of Corporate Counsel, based mainly on the ACC Webcast titled Finding Your Seat at the Table as a Woman in the Middle East (March 23, 2021) - a webcast delivered by leading GCs in the region along with ACC Women In the House (WITH) and ACC Middle East & North Africa about their career journeys and their recommendations for creating the environment to support more women in finding their seat at the table.
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Tips for creating an inclusive work environment.
While minority and female representation in the legal community has increased in recent years, the numbers are still lagging. But there are several key steps corporate counsel can take to retain, develop, and promote diversity among in-house counsel.
The ACC/ACC Foundation DEI Maturity Model has been designed for use by legal departments around the world to benchmark maturity of their efforts regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)
The requirement to report on the gender pay gap came into force by way of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017. It applies to companies with 250 or more employees. This article looks at different types of data that employers can use to publish their pay gaps and to outline the potential advantages that may arise from the report.
This article, developed by Latham & Watkins, covers the ruling in Crest v. Padilla I and II that found that the California Corporations Code Section 301.3 (SB 826) and Assembly Bill 979 (AB 979) were in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the California Constitution. Read the article to learn more.
Check out the ACC Foundation's selection of programs and resources on diversity and inclusion.
Learn about the UK government's plans to formulate and improve right and opportunities for ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom.
Learn about the collection and use of diversity data within organizations' global workforces, the affirmative action requirements in some jurisdictions and the challenges and
restrictions around diversity data gathering and use.
Learn about the rules and guidance issued on by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which came into effect April 20, 2022, regarding diversity in listed companies' boards and executive management.
Learn about Argentina's regulations with regard to ESG which aim to improve environmental and social practices in sustainable mining.
A Superior Court judge in California finds that the state's law mandating diversity on corporate boards is unconstitutional. Read the details in this article.