A group of former and current general counsel is setting some very specific goals to increase racial diversity in the top legal spots at some of the world’s largest companies.

The 2025 Black GC Initiative initially hopes to increase the number of black GCs in Fortune 1000 companies (currently at 38) to five percent of the total Fortune 1000 group by 2020. By 2025, the aim is to grow the proportion of black GCs to 10 percent of the top company lawyers in the Fortune 1000.

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