In a letter to executives, Adidas employees asked for the “creation of an anonymous platform where employees can report instances of racism and discrimination, and for protection against retaliation”. Like many companies, Adidas has a hotline in place that is supposed to fit this purpose. But the employees are calling out the ineffectiveness of these archaic tools.
Gay and transgender employees won a significant victory in the US Supreme Court this week after a federal ruling barred employers from firing workers for being gay or trans.
Inequality is not new. It’s been an issue for a very long time. It’s a global issue; it’s a personal issue; and it’s very much a business issue.
Speaking about it is one step. Listening is another. Standing is yet another. Acting is the crucial step. And if anyone had any doubts: we now need crucial steps.