Amazon, Expedia and L’Oreal USA commit to US government’s equal pay pledge


Almost 30 organisations, including Amazon, Expedia (pictured), and L’Oreal USA, have agreed to the US government’s Equal Pay Pledge in a bid to reduce the gender pay gap across the country.

In total, 28 private sector organisations have committed to the Equal Pay Pledge, which was announced by the White House at the United State of Women Summit. Organisations such as Airbnb, Pinterest, and Spotify are among those who have signed the pledge.

Other organisations who have committed to the pledge include Accenture, American Airlines, BCG, Buffer,, CEB, Cisco, Gap Inc, Glassdoor, GoDaddy,, Johnson and Johnson, PepsiCo, Popcorn Heaven, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rebecca Minkoff, Salesforce, Staples and Stella McCartney.

Frédéric Rozé, chief executive officer at L’Oréal Americas, said: “L’Oréal USA is a steadfast supporter of gender balance in the workplace and we are proud to stand with other [organisations], at the United State of Women [Summit], who have chosen to make pay equity a priority.

“L’Oréal believes that a diversified and fulfilled workforce will only strengthen our creativity, allowing us to understand our consumers better and enable us to develop the most innovative products for them.”