Latino Voices for Boardroom Equity
About Latino Voices
The Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) announced the Latino Voices for Boardroom Equity, in partnership with leading business and civic leaders, including:
This initiative will mobilize to target and engage with US public companies lacking Latino/a representation.
Progress will also be tracked and shared through the publication of a quarterly scorecard.
Diversity Must Include Latinos
The Latino Voices initiative asserts that diversity without the inclusion of Latinos is not acceptable:
- Call to triple Latino representation on public company boards by 2023.
- Act to target corporations with no Latino representation.
- Track progress through publication of a quarterly scorecard.
Search the California Boardroom Equity Tracker
Our tracker allows you to discover which California public companies do and do not have Latino/as on their board.
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US Latinos hold a mere 2.2% of the board seats among the publicly-traded companies listed in the Russell 3000 Index, according to ISS ESG data as of August 31, 2020.
In 2019, LCDA analysis found that 76.8% of the Fortune 1000 companies do not have a Latino on their board.
Only 23.2% of the F1000 companies had one or more US Latinos on their boards, occupying only 2.7% of Fortune 1000 board seats.
Why it Matters
Latinos in the US are the largest racial or ethnic group in this country, totaling 58 million (18% of the population) and projected to grow, on average, 1.2M per year between 2017 and 2060. US Latino consumers are the economic engine of the country; they command $2.3T GDP and are driving consumption growth in every mass consumer category.
Hear from Leaders
Latino Voices in the News
LCDA Chair's Corner: Our Time is Now