New study finds less than 1 per cent of Canadian corporate leaders are Black
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Two people are interviewing for a job. One is bright, qualified and Black; the other, less impressive, but white. The hiring manager, who has a history of racism, places the Black applicant’s resumé in the “reject” pile.
Until recently, that’s how many may have imagined anti-Black racism in business: isolated acts of discrimination performed by a prejudiced few.
But the death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, and the widespread protests that have erupted globally in response, are forcing Canada’s business community to rethink racism.
In the weeks since Floyd’s death, businesses around the world have been ...
New study finds less than 1 per cent of Canadian corporate leaders are BlackCorporate Knights surveyed Canada’s largest companies to find out what they’re going to do about it....