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Executives need to move beyond ‘corporate blackface’

5 mins | Jul 16, 2020
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Woke statements form companies about racism are not enough to shake up the workplace. "I want to believe this portends meaningful change. But for most companies, it feels like virtue signalling that does not deal with the fundamental issues behind institutional racism." In the fight for racial equality, executives need to question the fundamentals of their business to determine if they are doing more harm than good, considers Ravi Mattu in the Financial Times.

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