Category: Corporate Social Responsibility

What's Wrong with this Picture?

It's a diversity conference.  There are 25 speakers what is the diversity ratio? Conferesces advertises: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is proud to host this year’s Diversity and Inclusion Conference, taking place at Ottawa’s Shaw Centre on June 20 and 21. Under the theme Diversity and Inclusion: Spurring Innovation, the conference will bring together some of today’s foremost thought leaders on the topic to discuss: implicit...

H&M faced backlash over its ‘monkey’ sweatshirt ad.

H&M came under fire last week for an ad that featured a black child donning a sweatshirt with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle” etched on the front. The scandal drew public accusations of racism all over social media, including from the Weeknd and G-Eazy, who both cut ties with the company. Since the scandal, the parents of the child featured in the image have publicly stated that they don’t believe the ad was racist, and the...