Companies including Nextdoor and Zillow have pledged to add at least one Black director to their board in the next twelve months.
Over 40 U.S. companies have launched The Board Challenge–an initiative to spur all U.S.-based companies to appoint at least one Black director to their boards within a year. The Board Challenge was founded by Altimeter Capital, Valence, and theBoardlist and currently boasts 27 member companies that already have at least one Black board member. Another 17 companies that are members have committed to appointing a Black director within twelve months.
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