A corporate pledge to hire and promote one million Black workers into middle-class jobs within a decade needs to increase fivefold over the next year to get on pace to reach that goal.
A year-and-a-half into a pandemic, leaders are gathering at the two-day Bloomberg Equality Summit to take stock of the damage to the global economy and chart a way forward toward greater equality for all.
They are considering leaving the workforce or scaling back on their career aspirations because of the extra demands created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many companies worry they’ll fall out of step with customers and employees if they don't take a public stand.
People in their 20s and 30s have relatively low levels of home ownership, net worth and real income.
The industries almost entirely shut down by the virus are disproportionately staffed by women.