Eaton CEO Craig Arnold leads a Business Roundtable group addressing racial equality and social justice issues


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Eaton CEO leads Business Roundtable group on equality

Eaton CEO leads Business Roundtable group on equality

 September 08, 2020

Eaton CEO Craig Arnold is leading a Business Roundtable subcommittee in support of the group’s work to advance racial equity and justice solutions in the U.S.

Business Roundtable is an association of CEOs of America’s leading companies working to promote a thriving U.S. economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

A committee of leaders from major U.S. companies 

Business Roundtable Chairman Doug McMillon announced the creation of a Special Committee to advance racial equity and justice solutions. The Special Committee is comprised of eight members of the Business Roundtable Board of Directors.

The Special Committee will build on Business Roundtable's work to promote broad economic opportunity and mobility, focusing on public policy solutions and corporate initiatives in the areas of education and workforce; health care; finance; and equitable justice.

Eaton''s CEO joins further CEOs of America's largest companies, including Mary Barra of General Motors Company; Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and Arne Sorenson of Marriott International, Inc.

Calling for racial equality in boardrooms

With 50% of its Board of Directors women or people from minority groups, Eaton has made progress with its own diversity and inclusion commitment

In an video discussion on CNBC's Squawk Alley, Eaton's CEO shares how being a values-based company has helped Eaton achieve leadership equality, and calls for corporations to diversify boardrooms. 


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Eaton aspires to be a model of inclusion and diversity in its industry - a place where everyone matters, a place where everyone belongs.

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