Having already grilled its outside counsel about their diversity once, Accenture is preparing to test them again. And this time the consulting giant is threatening to dump law firms that don't come up with the right answers. Two years ago, Accenture asked companies to fill out a lengthy diversity survey, and in 2007, the company will resurvey outside counsel to see how much they've improved. In-house lawyer Paul Chadha says the company wants firms to know, "if you don't improve, we won't work with you."
On Diversity, It's Shape Up, or Ship Out
January 9, 2007
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