From the Times:https://archive.md/brzv2
Staff at one of the world's biggest investment companies have to get special approval to hire a white man, rather than a woman or an ethnic-minority candidate.
The policy is part of a drive by State Street, which employs 2,500 people in Ireland, to improve diversity within its middle and senior management. The multinational aims to triple the number of black, Asian and other minority staff in senior roles by 2023, and executives' bonuses will be lower if they do not meet the targets.
The 200-year-old company, in common with financial institutions worldwide, has been dominated by white men. A photograph on its website celebrating State Street Global Advisors' founding in 1978 shows a room full of white men, all wearing shirts and ties.
Jess McNicholas, the bank's head of inclusion, diversity and corporate citizenship in London, said: "This is now front and central for State Street - it's on every senior executive's scorecard.
道富银行雇佣了39,400 people in 27 countries and has offices in Dublin, Drogheda, Kilkenny and Naas. It is recognised as one of Ireland's leading financial services companies.