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HACR Praises SEC Approval of Nasdaq-Backed Proposal for Board Diversity Requirements

Press Release

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) praises the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on its decision to approve Nasdaq’s proposal that would require new mandatory board diversity on Nasdaq-listed companies. This decision follows Nasdaq’s push to require corporations to disclose board race and gender statistics as part of their listing requirements, and to have a minimum of two diverse directors—one self-identifying female, and one self-identifying underrepresented minority or LGBTQAI+ directors.

HACR Condemns Surge in Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

Organization calls for more action to #StopAsianHate
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Following escalating anti-Asian sentiment and violence across the country, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) denounced recent attacks targeting Asian-Americans. These incidents have surged since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, with thousands of reported acts of hate against Asian Americans since early 2020.

HACR to Host All-Women CEO Roundtable at 2nd Annual Latina Empow(h)er Summit™

HACR will break new ground as first organization to convene panel of all-women corporate CEOs for a Latino audience in the U.S.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) will reach a historic milestone as the first United States organization in recent memory to host an all-women roundtable of corporate CEOs for a Latino audience. The CEO Roundtable is scheduled to be the final session of HACR's second annual Latina Empow(h)er Summit (LES), taking place virtually March 9-10, 2021. LES is a two-day leadership advancement program for high-ranking Latina professionals in Corporate America.

2021 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index Survey Now Open

Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that the survey submission window for the 2021 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) is now open.  

HACR Responds to Violence on Capitol Hill

Insurrection by rioters was an attack on American democracy
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) condemns the violent insurrection on January 6, 2021 in which the United States Capitol was overrun by a mob of rioters. This act of domestic terrorism, which led to the desecration of the Capitol building and the loss of five lives, including one U.S. Capitol police officer, occurred after protesters stormed the Capitol building to disrupt a joint session of Congress certifying the Electoral College vote in Capitol Hill.  

HACR Announces New Board Chair and Executive Committee

Ramiro Cavazos, President and CEO of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Will Lead Board of Directors
Press Release

January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) board of directors is pleased to announce the election of Ramiro Cavazos as board chair. Cavazos, the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will serve for a two-year term effective January 1, 2021. Cavazos previously served as secretary on the board's executive committee.

HACR Announces Sylvia Pérez Cash as Senior Vice President of Operations

Long-time nonprofit executive will assume operational duties January 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announces that Sylvia Pérez Cash will join the organization as senior vice president of operations, starting on January 4, 2021. Cash has over 15 years in nonprofit management, most recently as vice president of strategic programs and knowledge for United Way of Greater Cleveland, one of the largest chapters in the country.  

HACR Supports Nasdaq Board Diversity Filing With SEC

Would require more diverse board composition and diversity statistics disclosure
Press Release

December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) endorses yesterday’s filing by Nasdaq proposing that all listed companies report full and consistent diversity statistics related to its board of directors. If approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the new standard would also require each company to have at least two diverse directors—one self-identifying female and one self-identifying minority or LGBTQ+ director.

HACR To Host Programs Virtually in 2021, Will Resume In-Person Events in 2022

Decision follows success of 2020 virtual conferences and commitment to safety amidst coronavirus pandemic
Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ --The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announced that it will host all programs virtually in 2021. This includes all annual conferences, outlined below, as well as all webinars. The decision follows the organization’s successful virtual conferences in 2020 and its commitment to the safety of all of those involved in planning and hosting its events. 

HACR Leadership Pipeline Program Sponsors Announced for 2020

PepsiCo and Target to Serve as Co-Host Sponsors
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that PepsiCo and Target Corp. will serve as co-host sponsors for its annual Leadership Pipeline Program being held November 10, 2020. This year’s program theme is Effective Leadership: The Future is Now, which will focus on helping mid-level managers position themselves for future executive positions in Corporate America.

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