Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Nike, we believe in the power of people to move the world forward. Our mission is to be a leader in building a diverse, inclusive team and culture.

Learn more about our DE&I strategy

Our 2025 Vision

Target Highlights
representation of women globally at VP level and above
representation of women in our global corporate workforce*
representation of racial and ethnic minorities** at Director level and above in the U.S.
representation of racial and ethnic minorities** in our U.S. corporate workforce*
**U.S. Racial and Ethnic Minorities as defined by EEO1 categories including American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.
*Global Corporate Workforce includes all global full-time employees who do not work in our retail stores, distribution centers, or Nike Air manufacturing innovation (AIR MI).
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How We're Doing

Below is Nike’s global gender and U.S. racial and ethnic minority representation data for calendar year 2020. We report on this data annually in our Impact Report. Nike recognizes that gender is on a spectrum and is not binary. We are exploring our ability to increase the scope of our data reporting in the future.

Global Gender
U.S. Race & Ethnicity

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Empowering Communities

We believe in equality for every athlete* and champion those who pursue it. Nike works with a variety of communities to use the power of sport to help elevate athletes’ voices, through a combination of grants, programming, products and services.

BeTrue honors athletes who uplift the LGBTQIA+ community and use their voices for change.
N7 gets Native American and Indigenous communities moving, so they can lead healthier, more active lives.
BHM honors the Black community by investing in and creating platforms for athletes to raise their voices.

Benchmarks & Certifications

Nike participates in a number of industry benchmarks, indices and certifications to measure our progress and demonstrate our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
For the 19th consecutive year, NIKE earned “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” with a score of 100/100 in 2021.
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index
NIKE participated in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for the first time in 2020, establishing our global baseline.
Gender Equity & Women’s Empowerment Benchmark
NIKE joined in the inaugural 2020 World Benchmarking Alliance Gender Equity & Women’s Empowerment Benchmark.
MLT Black Equity at Work Certification
NIKE has joined the newly launched MLT Black Equity at Work certification, a first-of-its-kind standard to achieve Black equity internally and in society.