Apple Inc. investors are being asked to approve a shareholder proposal which would require the company to adopt an “accelerated recruitment policy” to increase racial and ethnic diversity among senior executives and its board. The proposal will be presented and voted on at Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, California on February 26. It cites Apple’s “diminutive level of diversity and its painstakingly slow implementation” of initiatives aimed at correcting the diversity problem at senior levels.
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The Associate Director of Open MIC will primarily be responsible for working with the Executive Director of Open MIC to plan and implement the organization’s program to foster more open and democratic media in the U.S., principally through shareholder activism. The Associate Director position is newly-created within Open MIC and will initially be part-time. The Associate Director reports to the Executive Director of Open MIC.
Citing concern about reports of behavior that appear inconsistent with AT&T’s pledge to protect customer privacy “to the fullest extent possible,” shareholders are asking the company to clarify how the company provides information to law enforcement and intelligence agencies “above and beyond what is legally required by court order or other legally mandated process.”