WASHINGTON, DC – March 10, 2021 – FiscalNote, a global technology company that provides software and political intelligence around legislative and regulatory risk, joins a growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of nearly 2,000 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, FiscalNote Founder and CEO Tim Hwang is committing himself and FiscalNote to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
By signing on, FiscalNote is pledging to take action in cultivating a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed, respected, and celebrated -- and where employees feel encouraged to prioritize and discuss diversity and inclusion. The collective of nearly 2,000 signatories has already shared more than 1,400+ best-known actions, exchanging tangible learning opportunities and creating collaborative conversations via the initiative’s unified hub, CEOAction.com.
“It’s only through intentional, thoughtful, and built-to-last action can we openly and responsibly embark on this journey toward ensuring a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace,” said Hwang. “As an Asian-American founder, I know firsthand some of the many barriers that minorities face with regard to venture capital and the technology industry in particular, so I’m excited to continue committing myself and FiscalNote to these efforts.”
FiscalNote’s active DEI task force, business ethics committee, and addition of a new Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion help foster and enable equitable, inclusive business practices both internally and externally. In joining other tech industry leaders to address these societal, systemic issues, FiscalNote is reinforcing its strong belief that a diverse and inclusive workforce fosters a strong community of innovation and creativity.
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is developing a new type of ecosystem centered around collaboration and sharing. The actions, available via CEOAction.com, showcase real-life examples of the kind of open, transparent conversations capable of cultivating more inclusive workplace environments. The addition of new signatories expands the impact of this work beyond the office to communities and industries.
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is led by a steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, New York Life, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents 85 industries, all 50 US States, and millions of employees globally.
About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together nearly 2,000 CEOs of America’s leading organizations, the commitment outlines actions that participating companies pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best-known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at CEOAction.com and connect with us on Twitter: @CEOAction
FiscalNote is a global technology company focused on delivering timely and relevant political and regulatory intelligence in a complex and evolving world. More than 4,000 clients worldwide rely on FiscalNote for legislative and regulatory data, policy news & analysis, stakeholder management, collaboration and advocacy tools.
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