What’s holding organisations back from ending racism at work?

A recent CMI Race webinar, Raising Awareness & Skills, addressed the key managerial issues that are holding organisations back from eradicating racism at work. Our webinar identified two crucial steps – raising awareness and improving skills training – but also that these require significant investment, time and collective will fromContinue Reading

Roma fight environmental racism in Romania | Global Ideas | DW

Beside the airport on the outskirts of Cluj-Napoca, one of Romania’s fastest growing cities, lies an enormous landfill site. As you fly in, it’s easy to miss the multicolored roofs scattered between rolling green turf and mounds of waste. But at ground level, the area is teeming with life. Horse-drawnContinue Reading

climate change and environmental racism.

“I can’t breathe.” That phrase has become synonymous with the fight against police violence, but it also applies to another important civil rights issue: environmental justice. Historically, Black communities, from big cities to rural enclaves, have suffered disproportionately from the consequences of environmental abuse and neglect, and climate change isContinue Reading

Guess Which Company Ranks Worst for Environmental Racism? – Mother Jones

Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter. This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. ExxonMobil isn’t exactly known for being an environmental justice champion. But accordingContinue Reading

Environmental injustice and racism in Michigan: A new MLive documentary

The Fight for Environmental Justice in Michigan is the most recent documentary release by MLive.com. To see all of MLive’s EMMY award winning documentaries, click here. Smokestacks and semi-trucks are the persistent backdrop to life in the 48217 zip code. The predominately minority community in Southwest Detroit is often calledContinue Reading