Shareholder proposal on diversity report receives surprising support, catches Home Depot's attention

 
 
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A shareholder proposal at Home Depot’s annual meeting today received 48 percent support – a showing that caught the attention of the company’s board and management.

The shareholder proposal, presented by the Congregation of Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, Texas, urged the company to prepare a diversity report on its workforce. Specifically, the proposal called on the company to release an “equal employment opportunity (EEO) report to measure diversity among its associates.”

The Benedictine…


Atlanta Business Journal
Shareholder proposal on diversity report receives surprising support, catches Home Depot's attention

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