Our Commitment to Equality

Taking action to create positive change

In the face of great challenges, we are more committed than ever before to creating positive change and rewriting tomorrow.

Through our continued efforts, we strive to support those who need it most and to take action to create positive change, both within Nasdaq and in the communities where we live.
Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq
Nasdaq, Listed Companies Take Action to Advance Equality
As thousands of people around the world march in solidarity against racism, Nasdaq and many of the companies listed on its exchange are stepping up to take action to advance equality.

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

Commitment to our Communities and Employees

  • Cash Donations

    We are committing $3 million for cash donations to organizations providing critical assistance to communities disproportionally impacted by the global health, economic, and social justice crises, including: the Equal Justice Initiative, the NAACP’s COVID-19 project, and World Central Kitchen’s Restaurants for the People program.

  • Triple-Matching Program

    We will amplify our philanthropic contributions by triple-matching employee donations to related community engagement and social justice organizations through the Nasdaq GoodWorks program.

  • Investing In Our Employees

    We will enhance our investments in our diversity and inclusion efforts across the global workforce, focusing initially on enhancing the company’s communication, training, development, professional advancement, and talent acquisition programs.

  • Disclose Diversity Metrics

    We pledge to disclose diversity metrics, specifically regarding gender and ethnicity, this year.

Fighting Racial Injustice

Making a Difference

#TradeTalks: The newly announced Urban League Empowerment Center

National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial joins Jill Malandrino on TradeTalks to discuss the newly announced Urban League Empowerment Center and how it epitomizes the organization’s mission of economic empowerment in communities of color.

Sep 10, 2021

Amplifying Black Voices

Since debuting Amplifying Black Voices in 2020, we continue to spotlight diverse artists of color documenting Black life. Displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite tower in Times Square, the series focuses on capturing intimacy through an Afrocentric lens.

Employee Networks
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Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
Discover how we are creating a culture of belonging and equality.
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Nasdaq GoodWorks

We give back by exercising our corporate expertise and investing our time and talent in communities where we live to make a meaningful difference.