October 22, 2018

diversity and inclusion

EY Would Like to See Fewer Old White Guys at Davos Talking About Diversity

The World Economic Forum saw a “controversial” drop in female attendees last year, and hopes a participation rate of 17% for women this year might make up for that. Coincidentally, a CNBC report on this threw in a dig from EY on the overall attitude toward women and what they are doing about it:

Now Would be a Good Time for Closeted Gay Partners to Come Out

According to this recent piece over at the Wharton Knowledge blog, it's starting to look like just a matter of time before a Fortune 500 CEO gets the balls (or, ovaries, if applicable) to come out of the closet: Being gay or lesbian in America in the past half decade has meant watching barriers fall […]

Deloitte Claims to Fire Clients Who Reject Gay Consultants

Last year, we had a pretty candid conversation about gay. We talked and talked and talked until we were blue in the face (there's a joke there I'm missing, I'm sure). At the end, I don't think we got any closer toward getting a feel of how comfortable public accounting is with gay, and in […]