CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle
Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals
industry, announced today it is one of 418 companies across 11
sectors to be included in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
(GEI), a modified market capitalization-weighted index that aims to
track the performance of public companies committed to transparency
in gender-data reporting.
Albemarle earned inclusion in
this year's index for scoring above a global threshold established
by Bloomberg that reflects a high level of disclosure and
achievement or adoption of best-in-class statistics and policies
across the framework's five pillars: female leadership and talent
pipeline, gender pay and equal pay parity, inclusive culture,
anti-sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.
"We are honored that Albemarle's commitment to transparency and
leadership in gender equality has again been recognized by the
Bloomberg GEI," said Kent Masters, Albemarle CEO. "We are
committed to setting and measuring company-wide goals that support
gender equality globally as a reflection of our values and to using
the power of diversity and inclusion to strengthen Albemarle."
"We are proud to recognize Albemarle and the other 417
companies included in the 2022 GEI for their commitment to
transparency and setting a new standard in gender-related data
reporting," said Peter T. Grauer,
Chairman of Bloomberg and Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club.
"Even though the threshold for inclusion in the GEI has risen, the
member list continues to grow. This is a testament that more
companies are working to improve upon their gender-related metrics,
fostering more opportunity for diverse talent to succeed in their
The GEI, an unranked index, tracks the financial performance of
public companies committed to supporting gender equality through
policy development, representation, and transparency. While all
public companies are encouraged to disclose supplemental gender
data for their company's investment profile on the Bloomberg
Terminal, those that have a market capitalization of USD1 billion are eligible for inclusion in the
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) is a global specialty chemicals
company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and catalysts.
We think beyond business as usual to power the potential of
companies in many of the world's largest and most critical
industries, such as energy, electronics, and transportation. We
actively pursue a sustainable approach to managing our diverse
global footprint of world-class resources. In conjunction with our
highly experienced and talented global teams, our deep-seated
values, and our collaborative customer relationships, we create
value-added and performance-based solutions that enable a safer and
more sustainable future.
We regularly post information to www.albemarle.com, including
notification of events, news, financial performance, investor
presentations and webcasts, non-GAAP reconciliations, SEC filings
and other information regarding our company, its businesses and the
markets it serves.
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