I, Kim Rivera, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

Use my platform, position, influence and network to:

  • Ensure diverse attorneys have meaningful and sustained access to business, including:
    • Business from HP
    • Business from other Companies and GC’s
    • Access to senior corporate executives and board members who are potential sources of business.
  • Define, promote and advocate for policies and practices that focus on access to business opportunity and financial influence as a means of increasing the numbers of diverse attorneys in leadership positions, particularly at senior levels.
  • Use my personal network and relationships with other GC’s as a resource to help define and advance systemic change in our departments and amongst our legal service providers.
  • In 2020 and 2021 host/engage at least 15 other GCs with the objective of promoting diverse talent amongst our service providers.
  • Focus on business practices that meaningfully diversify executive management and compensation committees/decision-makers.

Organizational Commitment

  • Implement hiring (Rooney rule), compensation (pay equity audits) and talent development policies (equitable distribution of assignments and opportunities) that ensure diverse talent has equitable access to opportunity and compensation.
  • Ensure diverse succession bench.

Metrics

  • Diversity at the senior leadership level of my department.
  • Amount of HP business diverse lawyers are accountable for managing.
  • Amount of other corporate business opportunity flowing to diverse attorneys.
  • Diversity of law firm management and compensation committees of legal service providers.

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