Strategy & Mission
Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority at Bridgewater. Learn more about the D&I work that is essential to living out our values and succeeding on our mission.
CEO David McCormick shared a note with the Bridgewater community in response to the ongoing violence against the Asian community.
David describes how benefits are a critical lever for living out our values and commitment to diversity and inclusion. He outlines the importance of starting with the right questions, thinking through second- and third-order consequences, and being both highly systematic and iterative in the approach.
The Human Rights Campaign is the country's premiere organization supporting LGBTQ+ civil rights. Their annual Corporate Equality Index is considered the gold standard for companies and organizations that strive to be inclusive of members of the LGBTQ+ community. Earning a top score of "100," Bridgewater is proud to be recognized as a top workplace for LGBTQ+ talent.
Our investment research seeks to understand and illuminate all the factors that drive global economies, including inequality and its ongoing impact on economic outcomes. Read a selection of our research related to inequality.
Bridgewater Participates in FundFire's Fourth Annual Survey of Diversity Initiatives at the Largest Hedge Funds
Embracing diversity and treasuring our differences is core to who we are. To build a workplace rooted in meaningful work and meaningful relationships, we need to ensure that we are growing the best talent and implementing the right programs and policies to promote and retain them. While we’ve made progress, we know that we still have room to improve. Read more about what we are doing in FundFire’s fourth annual survey of diversity initiatives at the largest hedge funds.
As a founding member of the Corporate Call to Action, Bridgewater commits to improve economic and racial equity in financial services. Joining other leading corporations based in Connecticut, we seek to address the need for deep, structural changes to combat racial injustice, and advance equal opportunity. Read more about the pledge in the Connecticut Post.
Institutional Investor wrote about a recently published guide to diversity and inclusion in business from the Alternative Investment Management Association. Bridgewater's efforts were highlighted as a model that has found success in cultivating a more diverse workforce.
Amidst a national groundswell in conversation about racial injustice, the Bridgewater Black Network and its allies invited the entire Bridgewater community to a special event, created in the spirit of educating the Bridgewater community about the lived experience of Black people in America.
This year, Pride Month began against the backdrop of a critical national conversation about race and racial injustice. Leaders of Bridgewater’s LGBTQ+ affinity network, B Proud, wrestled with how to celebrate the month in this context and sent the following email to the company in solidarity and allyship with the Black community. Read the full message.
Bridgewater Highlighted by Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) on Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
This case study highlights how Bridgewater’s culture and the quality of our people support our Diversity & Inclusion mission to foster an environment in which people can bring their full selves to work, succeed on the basis of merit, and to eliminate anything that gets in the way of people bringing their best to the table. The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) published a report on the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts within our industry including a feature of Bridgewater’s culture, D&I efforts, and the personal story of former co-CEO, Eileen Murray.
The Alternative Investment Management Association recently published an article describing what’s required to be a good ally: listening, supporting, educating, and persisting. Bridgewater’s work in this space is told through the lens of Client Advisor Melody Rollins, who spoke about the power of education in our pursuit of inclusivity.
Pensions & Investments wrote about the recent surge of asset managers who are fostering more diverse and inclusive workforces. Featured among other top executives, Co-Head of Americas Region and Chief Diversity Officer Alan Bowser outlined his vision for making diversity and inclusion a priority throughout the company.
CEO David McCormick shared the following email with colleagues in response to the protests against racial injustice unfolding across the United States.
Each year, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) requires that all companies with 100 or more employees file a report on the demographics of its workforce covering the previous year.
Together with nearly 50 other leading global corporations, Bridgewater pledges to improve racial and ethnic justice in the workplace as a founding member of this new initiative.