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Investors Pressure Corporate America With Record Diversity Push

  • Racial audits emerge as a new shareholder resolution
  • Social proposals outpace environmental and goverance requests
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Shareholders are making their biggest push yet into getting corporate America to look more like America.

A record 30 resolutions focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion will be on the ballots at upcoming annual company meetings, according to data compiled by Bloomberg Intelligence. Racial audits have emerged as a new proposal filed with Wall Street banks and other companies, including Amazon.com Inc.