Mergers & Acquisitions names the 2021 PE Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, including Jonathan Simon, global head of leadership development and diversity at Apollo Global Management.
In a climate in which collecting standardized metrics for DEI goals eludes most investors, one figure stands out: 30 percent. That’s the quantifiable, collectible, comparable digit representing the proportion of women and minorities on the board of Apollo Global Management Inc.’s (NYSE: APO) portfolio companies. And here’s a second figure, this time adding a human element to the firm’s value commitment: 100. This year, the firm took its place among 767 employers with a perfect score on the Human Rights’ Council’s index of best places to work for LGBTQ equality.