'2021 is the year for action': Baroness Helena Morrissey on how and why white allies need to speak out against racial inequality

Embedding diversity initiatives deep into company plans

Lauren Mason
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Baroness Helena Morrissey

This year must be the year of action to combat racial inequality within the asset management industry, according to chair of the Diversity Project Baroness Helena Morrissey, who said George Floyd's murder last May "ignited the fire" in terms of talking about race, but companies now must have diversity initiatives embedded through them consistently like "a stick of rock".

Morrissey, who also founded the 30% Club ten years ago with the aim of increasing the percentage of female FTSE 100-listed CEOs, is now an integral member of the newly launched reboot. initiative, which...

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