More than two thirds of Americans find companies with strong diversity, equity, and inclusion values more relevant than other brands, and 80% of Americans believe companies need to recognize their role in systemic racial inequality by acknowledging past mistakes or biases.
The time for talking is over. Corporations must make authentic, long-term commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The SB’20 Just Brands conference, which took place virtually on August 18-19, helped participants look closely at existing policies and behaviors, and identify strategies that authentically address areas for improvement.
Looking at the significance of this moment and exploring the question companies must answer -- how we support and engage in racial justice.
Following the trajectory of diversity, equity and inclusion work across the SB platform and community.
An outline of key moments in the history of racial injustice as it relates to business and wealth accumulation.
Practical guidance around hiring, training and reskilling employees in ways that actively address injustice and inequality.
Making the most of supply chain management, purchasing and procurement as allies in the fight against discrimination and inequality.
Through civic engagement, workforce and marketplace policies, and ESG strategies, Just Brands can evolve and transform society.
A thoughtful discussion asking ‘If you had to pick one to three types of actions for businesses to prioritize, what would they be?’
Equipping attendees with frameworks and tools helpful in analyzing the intersection of several social, environmental and governance crises.
Learn how the TRU Colors team is building bridges between people, healing individuals and communities alike.
A discussion on leadership recruitment and promotion, the cultivation of critical soft skills, as well as conscious and unconscious biases.
What skillsets and lived experiences would thrive in leading the delivery of strong brand positioning, messaging and customer engagement?
Find out how to recruit top-notch black designers and innovators, and how to create conditions for such talent to appear in the first place.
Exploring PepsiCo’s $400 million investments aiming to lift up black communities and black representation on a number of levels.
A presentation of the company’s new Dow ACTs strategy and its three big pillars of action – Advocacy, Community and Talent.