Selected Companies Racial Workforce Diversity

Selected Companies Racial Workforce Diversity

Proof Point

Amazon most racially diverse workplace among selected big tech companies, with most having white or Asian-dominated workforces

Selected Companies Racial Workforce Diversity

2016 (percentage)

Proof Point Findings

  • Most Racially Diverse – Amazon most racially diverse workforce, with 52% coming from non-white racial backgrounds, while Microsoft least diverse with only 42%
  • Highest Asian Shares – Facebook (38%), Uber (34%), and Google (33%) have most percentage of Asian employees
  • Most Hispanic and Black Representation – Amazon and Apple hold most percentage of Hispanic employees with 13% and 12% shares respectively, as well as black employees with 21% and 9% share
  • Key Drivers – Include public pressure to diversify workplace, increasing competencies of women and minorities, potential implementation of diversity policies, and hiring of diversity and inclusion experts in company leadership

Market Disruption


Information Technology


Date Last Updated

August 25, 2017

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