Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • Starbucks trains staff to recognise racial bias
  • Starbucks trains staff to recognise racial bias
    Alex Holyoake (2017) ©
SIGNAL

Starbucks trains staff to recognise racial bias

Starbucks is holding training sessions in 8,000 US stores to prevent subconscious racial biases among 175,000 employees. As people become more aware of racial biases and discrimination, brands that fail to prevent these aggressions are at risk of being called out.

Canvas8

Related

  • Accent bias still affects British workers Accent bias still affects British workers

    Despite the UK being famed for its diversity of accents, there is still a perceived bias when it comes to the way we speak. Teachers with regional accents are being pressured to change their pronunciation to enable career progression, demonstrating that some prejudices still remain.

  • Hair Nah! satirises hair-based microaggressions Hair Nah! satirises hair-based microaggressions

    For many people of colour, microaggressions like unsolicited hair touching are a common occurrence. Hair Nah! is a game that simulates these scenarios where players can fend off such attempts, in a bid to both vent grievances, while opening up a debate about social inappropriateness.

  • P&G tells stories of racial bias in America P&G tells stories of racial bias in America

    P&G and the ‘My Black is Beautiful’ initiative worked together to create an ad spot that tells the stories of black mothers teaching difficult lessons to their children about racial bias. The two-minute video uses creative storytelling to encourage empathy and understanding among viewers.

  • Gen Y care about a brand's ethics more than its apps Gen Y care about a brand's ethics more than its apps

    People may dub them as fickle, narcissistic selfie addicts, but Gen Yers are pretty serious when it comes to their ethical expectations from brands. They want businesses to be fair and environmentally friendly, and have no problem ditching them if they don’t meet these standards.