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America is at a crucial turning point. The pandemic is laying bare pitfalls in our economy and health system. The killing of George Floyd and continued protests are sparking conversations around racial violence and inequity. More Americans are demanding change from leaders. And it seems business leaders are listening.
In a Thursday statement, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, Walmart CEO Dough McMillon, and other members of the Business Roundtable (an association of some 200 CEOs from many of America’s largest companies), released a plan to address systemic inequality in the US.
As part of it, 16 top CEOs shared statements on the state of the country, and what needs to change. It should be noted that there is little diversity within this group of CEOs, pointing to a larger problem within the C-suite.
Business Insider highlighted nine executive statements on inequality in the US and what needs to change.
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Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan, said the racial wealth gap has “significantly” impacted Black and Latinx people.
“The racial wealth divide is a result of centuries of policies and systems that have significantly …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy