Nike has laid out a five-year roadmap to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the company announced Thursday, as corporate America is increasingly being held accountable for their values and the actions that come with them.

For the first time, Nike said, it will also be tying its executive compensation to the company making progress in deepening diversity and inclusion throughout its workforce, protecting the planet, and advancing ethical manufacturing. It didn't offer further details but said compensation would be tied to the company hitting its 2025 goals.

"We're proud of the successes we've seen, but we know the work is still just beginning," President and Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe said in a letter addressing the five-year targets. "We are also redefining what responsible leadership looks like."

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