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Saturday, October 23, 2021

More than a year after George Floyd's murder, the reverberations through the nation's biggest corporations are still being felt.

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...In Bloomberg's third survey of companies in the S&P 100 since the summer of 2020, the vast majority are now providing transparency on the racial makeup of their workforces.

The companies we surveyed have added at least $3.9 billion in financial commitments to causes meant to improve conditions for Black people in the U.S., on top of the more than $8 billion pledged in the summer of 2020.

Most are increasing their recruiting from historically Black colleges and universities, and a large portion have established programs to include minority-owned businesses in their supply chains....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-23 02:46 PM | Reply

Who gives a ----? This is just race war ---- that makes democrats lose elections and will let fascists take over the country.

Companies are groups of people trying to accomplish a task. If you had to push a wagon up a hill, would you hire the strongest pushers or try to make sure your team looked like a cross section of the country?

#2 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-10-23 11:30 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

While race or ethnicity is a datapoint, I was hoping to see data from other protected categories. Unfortunately not available

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-24 10:38 AM | Reply

Diversity is not an end-all. A good example of diversity in conjunction with incompetence is daily on display in the current dem administration. Maybe next time they will consider hiring for competence first, with diversity being a secondary consideration.

#4 | Posted by MSgt at 2021-10-24 05:41 PM | Reply

Maybe next time they will consider hiring for competence first, with diversity being a secondary consideration.

#4 | Posted by MSgt

Ah yes hiring for competence. Like choosing an oil exec to run foreign policy?

Or choosing your son in law to run...everything else?

#5 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-10-25 03:06 AM | Reply

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