Tech

Netflix’s VP of inclusion strategy specifically uses anti-racist language to build equity in the workplace — here’s why she does it, and 5 important takeaways for companies that want to evaluate their own practices

VernÄ Myers is the vice president of inclusion strategy at Netflix, where she spearheads inclusion and equity initiatives and manages a team of inclusion experts worldwide. Myers shares her struggles combatting bias among employees and the pushback she received for using terms like “oppression,” “white supremacy,” and “anti-blackness” to describe […]
Netflix’s VP of inclusion strategy specifically uses anti-racist language to build equity in the workplace — here’s why she does it, and 5 important takeaways for companies that want to evaluate their own practices
Strategy

Black employees in Silicon Valley are helping to make their companies more diverse — but the job is often unpaid and time consuming

Companies are facing increased calls to bolster diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their workplaces in the wake of nationwide protests against racism. In response, some tech executives have turned to employee resource groups (ERGs), tapping Black and brown employees to help coordinate events, draft statements, hold panel discussions, and […]
Black employees in Silicon Valley are helping to make their companies more diverse — but the job is often unpaid and time consuming
Tech

Google employees reportedly came up with a way to deluge the company’s top lawyer with emails as a protest against restrictive new document policies

A new tool created by Google programmers reportedly allowed its employees to send Google’s top lawyer Kent Walker an automated email notification every time they open an internal document, to flood Walker’s inbox in protest over the company’s more restrictive policies over its internal documents. The protest was part of […]
Google employees reportedly came up with a way to deluge the company’s top lawyer with emails as a protest against restrictive new document policies
Markets

REPORT CARD: Poor culture at ASX200 companies is linked to weak codes of conduct

Most ASX200 companies have a code of conduct but only 7% meet leading practice. The codes miss fair dealing, cybercrime, anti-money laundering and human rights as issues. Almost one in five ASX200 companies don’t mention whistleblowing in their code of conduct. Poor corporate culture at Australia’s biggest ASX-listed companies has […]
REPORT CARD: Poor culture at ASX200 companies is linked to weak codes of conduct