Toward racial justice
Markers of corporate leadership in the United States
Investing to thrive: Racial justice is a key consideration
The Covid-19 pandemic and the high-profile killings of George Floyd and others have laid bare long-standing racial injustices and social inequities. This race crisis has prompted many companies to become more vocal and active in their work to help create more equitable, inclusive, and just corporate settings. New opportunities for leadership have emerged, and greater commitments have been made.
In the wake of these developments, we analyze corporate efforts toward racial justice within our sustainable investing framework.
Our new report explores the past, the present, and the future of racial justice and corporate leadership and the potential implications for investors.Read the report
Why is racial justice an
essential issue for
businesses and investors?
We outline key factors that motivate increased focus and action on racial justice from the private sector.
Context, progress, and challenges
Without acknowledging important historical elements, we cannot begin to comprehend current challenges or potential improvements.
What is changing now?
While acknowledging the long duration and challenges posed by injustices and structural bias, it is also clear that our current setting offers evidence of change and opportunity.
How can we analyze
Although our questions are focused on inclusion, belonging, and justice, the data we have is mainly centered on diversity — a first step toward these more advanced goals.
as part of our
A "mental model" of indicators for corporate leadership can extend our analysis to make it more helpful to our research.