I, Michael Wu, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

  • Use my voice as a leader in the legal profession and within Bath & Body Works to promote DE&I.
  • Continue to serve on the board of directors of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association and organize diverse programming including Chief Legal Officer panels.
  • Continue to serve as an advisor to the Asian American Bar Association of New York.
  • Continue to serve on the Bath & Body Works Inclusion Council as a steering committee member.
  • Continue to serve as the executive sponsor for the “All In” Asian Pacific American inclusion resource group and provide active leadership to the IRG.
  • Be an active member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) and support its programs and events.
  • Sponsor advocacy organization events and training.
  • Foster an inclusive culture to engage, develop and retain talent.
  • Host meetings or other events to promote an open dialogue around DE&I.
  • Maintain the expectation that all job postings in the legal department will have diverse slates and interview panels with Chief Legal Officer approval for any exceptions.

Organizational Commitment

  • Engage diverse teams both inside our organization and with law firms.
  • Engage vendors that understand, value, commit to, and make measurable progress toward Bath & Body Works DE&I expectations.
  • Seek diverse suppliers through national and local advocacy organizations such as LCLD and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
  • Expand collection of data from law firms, improve analysis and application of diversity data and use it to inform internal DE&I goals and strategies.
  • Include outside counsel guidelines relating to diversity including representation on work and law firm leadership.
  • Leverage best practices for identifying diverse suppliers for upcoming purchasing and sourcing activities.

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