DuPont, Others Pledge $30M To Promote Legal Diversity

Law360, New York (March 5, 2010, 6:56 PM EST) -- DuPont Co., Prudential Financial Inc. and nine other companies have pledged to spend a total of $30 million with women- and minority-owned law firms this year as part of an effort to promote diversity in the legal profession.

The companies announced the plan, dubbed the Inclusion Initiative, at a business meeting Thursday of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, which will help coordinate the effort.

“From our perspective, this is one of the things we do to invest in our profession,” said...
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