For the first time, aerospace giant Boeing Co. released data this year about the demographics of its workforce — information the company says it will continue to release annually as a way to build in accountability for its own goal of making its labor force more diverse.
The report points to Boeing’s South Carolina operations where, earlier this year, the 787 Dreamliner program was consolidated, as a place where Boeing sees a unique opportunity to develop more diverse talent.
With the release of the inaugural set of diversity data, CEO Dave Calhoun put out a statement describing the initiative as a “business imperative” for Boeing. The data were being shared “because transparency will help drive shared accountability,” Calhoun said in the statement. Those metrics shared were the rates of representation by gender, race and ethnicity and veteran status.
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