Apple(NASDAQ: APPL) on Tuesday delivered on a very clear promise to give much more details on the diversity of its workforce, stating out that its U.S.-based employee are most probably male and white – a breakdown that Chief Executive Tim Cook said must be improved.
With total 98,000 employee, in that 70 percent of its workforce is male, the company new report disclose that. And in the U.S., among total worker 55 percent are white, and further in line 15 percent Asian, 11 percent Hispanic, 7 percent black. A breakdown of race difference among international employee was not given.’
“Let me say up front: As CEO, I’m not satisfied with the number on this page,” Cook wrote in a report that accompanied the report. ” They’re not new to us and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve them. We are making progress, and we’re committed to being as innovative in advancing diversity ad we are in developing our products.”
If we talk about non-tech employee, among total non-tech employee 56 percent in the U.S. are white, and 10 percent are Hispanic, and there are only 9 percent Asian and Blacks.
In the leadership in the U.S., the difference is much greater, as 64 percent of Apple’s top brass in America are white, followed up 21 percent are Asian, 6 percent are Hispanic, and remaining 3 percent are black.
“In the whole world, our Apple team is very united and well maintained and work with belief that different will make better,” Cook wrote. ” It is well known that each upcoming generation has a responsibility on their shoulder to build upon the gains of the past, expanding the rights and freedoms that we enjoy to the many who are still struggling for justice.”
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