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Asian business leaders on how we can all combat AAPI hate

In 2020, COVID-19 ignited a rise in Asian hate crimes. There were nearly 3,800 incidents reported over the course of a year. According to the Stop AAPI Hate Reporting Center, from March 2020 to December 2020, 8% of Asian-hate incidents involved workplace discrimination or refusal of service. Emily Chang, CEO of China at McCann Worldgroup, and Peter Pham, cofounder & partner at Science Inc, share what we can do to make the workplace better for the AAPI community.

Asian business leaders on how we can all combat AAPI hate
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How Intuit is reinventing HR to make tech and finance more equitable for all

Historically, diversity in the tech and finance industries has not equated to racial equity. Intuit—the maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint—is rethinking its hiring processes and developing a culture that encourages inclusion at every level of the organization. In fact, Intuit has made a pledge to advance diversity around the world. Host Chris Denson spoke with CEO Sasan Goodarzi and Director of Racial Equity, La Toya Haynes, about HR processes and practices of the future.

How Intuit is reinventing HR to make tech and finance more equitable for all
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Ben & Jerry's has successfully blended ice cream and activism for decades—here's how

At the intersection of activism and confectionary delight is none other than Ben & Jerry’s. The company has stood up for everything from climate change to same sex marriage to Black lives matter and defunding the police. And in June 2020, the brand took a bold stance against white supremacy, proving that in business, silence is no longer an option. Host Chris Denson spoke with Head of Global Activism Strategy Christopher Miller and Global Social Mission Officer Dave Rapaport about the realities of being a mission-driven brand and what they’re doing to change their internal culture to reflect the brand's own outward ideals.

Ben & Jerry's has successfully blended ice cream and activism for decades—here's how
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How PayPal is actually closing the racial wealth gap

Black-owned businesses have been some of the worst hit by the pandemic. Now, PayPal is putting its money where its mouth is. In June 2020, in response to the Black Lives Matter protests, the company announced a $535 million commitment to to support minority-owned businesses in the fight against economic inequality. PayPal CEO Dan Schulman and EVP of global sales Peggy Alford join host Chris Denson to discuss why this needs to be a movement and not just a moment.

How PayPal is actually closing the racial wealth gap
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