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Los Angeles to benefit from $100M Starbucks initiative "to advance racial equity"

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks Corporation just launched the Starbucks Community Resilience Fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

Boston Globe, citing racial equity, may remove names from old stories about ‘embarrassments, mistakes or minor crimes’

A new racial justice initiative at The Boston Globe will allow subjects of past news articles to app.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 22nd, 2021

Starbucks sets up $100M fund to invest in food and retail startups

Starbucks Corp is investing $100 million in a newly created fund that will be managed by Tesla Inc investor Valor Equity Partners to promote companies developing new technologies and products for the food and retail industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2019

Starbucks Racial Bias Training: What Will Coffee Chain Teach Its Baristas?

The initiative is a response to a viral video that showed two black men being arrested in the cafe......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp will close 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29 to train nearly 175,000 on how to prevent racial discrimination in its stores......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

Starbucks"s "full-scale racial equity overhaul" will take more than an afternoon, outside review says

Starbucks closed stores for racial-bias training. This report outlines how the company can follow through......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 2018

Starbucks’ ‘full-scale racial equity overhaul’ will take more than an afternoon, outside review says

In May, the coffeehouse chain closed 8,000 stores across the nation for diversity training after backlash over the arrests of two black men who were sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 2nd, 2018

Private equity firm says Houston-area lawyer cheated it of $100M

A Bexar County judge has imposed two injunctions against the lawyer, who allegedly cheated his former employer out of $100 million in potentially lucrative mineral rights deals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2021

Opinion: We can advance real social equality in Washington

Embracing the virtues of diversity, equity and inclusion will do more than create a healthier, more equitable society, writes Howard Wright. It will also improve our competitiveness......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2021

In 2020, companies took up the cause of racial equity. Now the challenge is accountability. ‘It really starts from the top.’

Chicago area companies made several commitments toward racial equity initiatives, including goals to increase diversity within its own ranks, following civil unrest early this year. But how will compa.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 15th, 2021

In 2020 companies took up the cause of racial equity. Now the challenge is accountability. ‘It really starts from the top.’

Chicago area companies made several commitments toward racial equity initiatives, including goals to increase diversity within its own ranks, following civil unrest early this year. But how will compa.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 14th, 2021

Sephora’s plan to combat racial bias: Fewer security guards, more Black-owned brands and new protocols

Retail and crisis management experts say the initiative provides a comprehensive — and necessary — road map for the industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Starbucks commits $100M to create community resilience fund

The fund aims to invest the $100 million initially in 12 U.S. metropolitan areas and surrounding regions by 2025......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

: 7 ways to support racial equity with year-end charitable donations. ‘If there was ever a time to give generously, it’s now’

Even small donations can make a big difference when they’re deployed effectively......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2020

Greenberg Traurig Drives Diversity: Global Law Firm with South Florida Roots is Diverse by Design

The drive to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion is in Greenberg Traurig’s DNA. From its origin in Miami more than 50 years ago and before DE&I gained prominence, the now global law firm has remained committed to building a diverse work.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2020

Explainomics: How to build an investment portfolio that supports racial justice

Measuring the social impact of your stocks and bonds is not always easy, but there are still many tools to help you promote racial equity with your investments......»»

Category: etfSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2020

Black people account for 72% of COVID-19 deaths in Chicago while making up less than a third of city"s population, mayor says

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said 72% of people in Chicago who have died from COVID-19 are Black despite African Americans making up just 30% of the city's population. Lightfoot said she had created a "racial equity rapid response t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2020

Stock market futures plunge as Senate fails to advance aid package

U.S. equity futures traded limit down Sunday evening as Congress continues to grapple over the details of a third COVID-19 stimulus package......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 2020

Girl Scouts launch gender equity certification for businesses

The Girl Scouts of the USA has launched a new gender parity initiative with major corporate partners that encourages businesses to take action now to help build a more equitable future workplace for girls. GSUSA's Fair Play, Equal Pay certification .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2020

Dusk Network Plans to Tokenize Equity for Thousands of Dutch Companies

Dusk Network has partnered with Firm24, one of the Benelux region's largest shareholder registries, for the tokenization initiative......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 27th, 2020

Prada just reached a settlement after its 2018 blackface controversy that"ll mandate "racial equity training" for employees — including the C-suite in Milan. But for some, that"s not enough.

Xinhua/Alberto Lingria via G.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 26th, 2020