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"Salesforce's CPO on how & why the company has spent $8.7m to close its gender pay gap" BI 05.12.18

Salesforce's Chief People Officer explains how and why the company has spent $8.7 million to close its gender pay gap

Business Insider

Nick Bastone

4 December 2018

"On Tuesday at Business Insider's IGNITION conference, Salesforce President and Chief People Officer Cindy Robbins shared the story of how the cloud software company became committed to equal pay for its employees. It's a story that she first brought to the public's attention on 60 minutes earlier this year.

Robbins said it started around 2014, when CEO Marc Benioff held his quarterly meeting with 60 to 70 top executives at Salesforce — and realized there were hardly any women in the room. Benioff knew there were strong female leaders within the company, and decided that moving forward. at least 30% of attendees to that meeting would be women."

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