Take the ParityPLEDGE®

A surprisingly simple yet effective first step.

Hundreds of companies worldwide have taken our ParityPLEDGE for Women and/or our ParityPLEDGE for People of Color—a public commitment to interview at least one qualified woman and/or person of color for every open VP, C-Suite, and Board position. That's it. No deadlines. No hiring quotas. Yet the results are transformational.

Why does it work? Women and people of color tend to be significantly underrepresented on most candidate slates, due to unconscious bias, sourcing in the wrong places, and other factors that are wholly unrelated to talent, desire, and expertise. And if they're not in the running, they can't win. But when companies become intentional and proactive about diversifying their interview pools, they frequently find that the "best person for the job" is in fact one of those previously unexplored candidates!
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Why take the ParityPLEDGE?

For Results

Being intentional immediately changes behavior, and that changes outcomes.

For Employees

Taking and adhering to the PLEDGE shows employees that you are genuinely committed to diversity.

For Your Brand

Publicly showcasing your commitment sends a signal to customers and suppliers about your corporate values.  

For Others

Taking the PLEDGE sets a powerful and impactful example for other organizations to follow.

The ParityPLEDGE works for women.

In just the first 12-18 months alone, here's what happens...

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80% of organizations add at least one woman to their executive team.

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18% add three or more women to their executive team.

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27% achieve full gender parity on their executive team

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72% become more intentional about interviewing women for top roles.

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42% update company policies to be more supportive of women.

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46% add at least one woman to their Board.

The ParityPLEDGE works for people of color.

In just the first 12-18 months alone, here's what happens...

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People of color on the Board of Directors increases by 41%.

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People of color in the C-Suite increases by 72%.

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53% begin interviewing more people of color for leadership roles.

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27% begin promoting more people of color.

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59% extend the PLEDGE to to management roles below the VP level.

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71% become more intentional about interviewing people of color for all open roles.

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    Take the ParityPledge® for gender and/or racial parity at the highest levels of business.

    I commit my organization to simply interview and consider at least one qualified woman for every open role, VP and higher, including the C-suite and the Board.
    That’s it. No quotas. No deadlines.

    I commit my organization to simply interview and consider at least one qualified person of color for every open role, VP and higher, including the C-suite and the Board.
    That’s it. No quotas. No deadlines.
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      Take the ParityPledge® for gender and/or racial parity at the highest levels of business.

      I commit to speak up for, support, and celebrate the advancement of women into all corporate roles–in particular at the levels of VP and higher, including the C-suite and the Board–where the gap is the widest.
      That’s it. Speak up. Support. Celebrate.

      I commit to speak up for, support, and celebrate the advancement of people of color into all corporate roles–in particular at the levels of VP and higher, including the C-suite and the Board–where the gap is the widest.
      That’s it. Speak up. Support. Celebrate.

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      Thank you for joining the movement!

      By signing the Individual ParityPledge®, you are telling businesses that you stand for equal representation at the highest levels of business, and they should too. That's a powerful message! Thank you for supporting the advancement of diversity in the workplace and making a difference.

      Thank you for joining the movement!

      By signing the Corporate ParityPledge®, you are telling businesses that you stand for equal representation at the highest levels of business, and they should too. That's a powerful message! Thank you for supporting the advancement of diversity in the workplace and making a difference.
      Now check your email. A corporate communications kit is on its way to help you let everyone know about your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We'll also give your company a quick shout out for joining Parity.org and amplify your messages when you post. Any questions? Contact us at info@parity.org.

      These companies took the ParityPLEDGE.

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      ParityPLEDGE for Women

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      ParityPLEDGE for People of Color

      Parity.Org® launched with a mission to create equal representation at the top with the ParityPLEDGE for Women and, in 2020, added a ParityPLEDGE for People of Color.