How Company Leaders Can Promote Racial Justice In The Workplace
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Snippets: Organisations around the world need to be more transparent about policies and progress made on workplace injustice. They need to bring compassion and sincerity into conversations about workplace inclusion, and adopt bold strategies to fight injustice.
Leaders need to tell the story, their story. Stories that can connect their organisations to actions that can outlive them. They need to do this, knowing that freedom is not a state; it is an act. It is not some enchanted garden perched high on a distant plateau where we can finally sit down and rest. Freedom is the continuous action we all must take, and each generation must do its part to create an even more fair, more just society.
In recent months in the US, many company leaders have embraced good trouble in their organization. In response to the killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Rayshard Brooks, and protests over criminal and economic injustice, countless leaders have spoken out publicly. They have donated millions of dollars toward causes focused on ending the harmful effects of systemic racism […]