We’ve now marked a year since the murder of George Floyd, a devastating event that has since sparked a national reckoning with systemic racism in America and an outpouring of support for communities of color as companies large and small made commitments to Black Lives Matter. 95% of Black Americans agree it is important for companies to promote racial equity in the workplace, but 80% said companies have more work to do – showing that talk of commitment is not enough. During this discussion, Yusuf George, the Managing Director of Corporate Engagement at JUST Capital discusses why data and transparency are critical to advancing racial equity in corporate America, and what companies can do to drive real change for their workers and communities of color today.
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