A new study shows what minorities think of their employers’ inclusion efforts now

Cassie Werber
·6-min read
A new study shows what minorities think of their employers’ inclusion efforts now

Evidence that even massive corporations, like huge ocean liners, were slowly shifting their direction of sail began popping up everywhere, from BlackRock’s Larry Fink urging companies to broaden the remit of their social responsibility, to Jeff Bezos, pressured by employees, pledging to tackle Amazon’s poor record on climate change. When the pandemic struck, though, it seemed for a while that all this might be thrown into question. Maybe companies, with a new imperative of survival in a shellshocked economy, would cut any “extracurricular” efforts like battling racial or economic inequality or helping save the planet.