Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), a Fortune Global 500 company, this week announced the appointment of Cindy Earhart to the role of Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, marking an important step toward the Paradigm for Parity® coalition’s goal of achieving gender parity across leadership levels by 2030.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a Fortune Global 500 company committed to the Paradigm for Parity® 5-Point Action Plan, announced a goal of achieving a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025.
A Total of 34 Companies Have Now Committed to the Paradigm for Parity℠ Coalition
The Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition is pleased to announce that Bloomberg, EY and Monsanto have joined the coalition to bring gender parity to corporate leadership.
Convenience Store News, National Report
The pledge builds on Hershey’s progress made toward its goal to be a premier industry leader in diversity and inclusion by 2020, including the Paradigm for Parity, a movement committed to achieving a new norm in corporate America in which women and men have equal power, status and opportunity.
Business Journal, By Jane Schmitt
Women who advance to senior management roles are the inspiration behind such initiatives as the Paradigm for Parity and the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100x25, whose goal is to see 100 women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies by 2025.
The New York Times, by Susan Chira
Ellen Kullman, the former chief executive of DuPont, now runs Paradigm for Parity, a coalition of business leaders who commit to taking five specific steps to achieve gender equity. She advocates measuring specific results such as percentages of men and women hired and promoted, and comparing how long it takes women and men to be promoted.