At Goldman Sachs, we believe that companies with diverse boards of directors are better positioned for stronger financial performance and improved governance.
In 2020, we announced that we would only take a company public in the US or Western Europe if it had at least one diverse board member. In 2021 we increased this requirement to two diverse board members, one of which must be a woman.
We are proud to make this commitment—and encouraged to know that this policy is enabling companies to be even more successful.
For an update on our board diversity progress, click here.