We sat down with Jean Case and Mellody Hobson to talk about what companies can do to avoid “diversity fatigue” and create a more equitable post-pandemic workforce for women and workers of color.
Business leaders are increasingly comfortable taking a stand to advance racial equity – but are struggling to develop a long-term plan for advancing racial equity within their companies, communities, and across our society.
Looking at the 653 companies we rank that offer tuition reimbursement, we see that corporate leaders can prioritize education and training for their workforces and communities without sacrificing financial return.
A robust guide for C-suite leaders as they approach racial equity work and tackle systemic racism across three key domains of corporate influence.
With enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, along with pressure from shareholders and advocates, more of America’s largest companies are building diverse boards.
Our charts this week highlight the sectors that have provided disclosure of their boards’ racial and ethnic diversity relative to other sectors that did not disclose.
JUST Capital filed a public comment endorsing a set of federally mandated ESG standards on climate, human capital, and DEI metrics.
We take a look at how America’s largest companies are developing new talent pipelines across underserved communities of color.
This Memorial Day weekend, we take a look at veteran hiring across the Russell 1000 and see that companies that disclose specific veteran hiring policies outperform those that don’t.
Why pay equity is critical to advancing racial equity, which companies are taking the lead, and why talk of commitment is not enough.
Racial pay gaps persist in the United States. We’re tracking which companies are assessing if they exist within their own organizations and sharing the results.
An in-depth accounting of the state of racial equity disclosure from the 100 largest U.S. employers – assessing how corporate America is taking concrete action to advance racial equity today.
PolicyLink hosted an event this week that shed light on a critical lesson that all C-suite executives need for leading through this era of stakeholder capitalism: authenticity is everything.
Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, and Rose Marcario share why knowing your values, working together, and accepting your mistakes is key to corporate leadership on racial equity.
The United States has the largest prison population per capita in the world, and it disproportionately affects Black and Latino Americans. We’re tracking which companies have re-entry policies and which have bans on prison labor.
What PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST heard from corporate leaders in response to A CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity and what it means for what comes next.
FHN’s Jennifer Tescher makes the case for joining the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, the first step toward building stronger, more resilient companies based on a holistic understanding of financial health.
On May 6th, JUST Capital hosted a briefing call on our Corporate Racial Equity Tracker, walking through its insights and showcasing leading practices.
Dawn Jones, Intel’s chief diversity officer, is one of the leaders of the new Alliance for Global Inclusion. Founding members also include Dell, Nasdaq, NTT Data, and Snap.
Over the coming weeks, we’ll continue to track significant racial equity announcements and actions from companies not captured in the first iteration of our Tracker here.
This week’s chart takes a look at an intriguing correlation we found in our data – companies with diversity & inclusion policies and targets also tend to produce less greenhouse gas emissions.
P&G’s Damon Jones shares what he’s learned navigating the company’s commitment to racial equity and why he wants companies to “focus less on the perfect statement and more on actions that bring everyone together.”
While companies are highly likely to disclose baseline DEI commitments, they are much less likely to report on what actions they’re taking to advance racial equity.
The role of business in advancing racial equity isn’t about politics. It’s about building a bridge to a better economy and a more just society.
Listen in on our conversation with Andrew Ross Sorkin on our latest initiative to advance racial equity in corporate America, and why this issue will be a core focus this proxy season.
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