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LinkedIn/Microsoft, Facebook Hold Steady in Comparably’s Company Rankings for 2020

Nextdoor charged onto the small and midsized list.

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How Pepsi Plans to Help Black-Owned Restaurants Generate $100 Million in Sales

the brand’s commitment to the program shows how PepsiCo is investing significant resources. One specific piece of Dig In is its Black Restaurants Deliver program, an eight-week, no-cost consultancy that [...]

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Influencer Marketing Is Especially Vulnerable to Racism. What’s Being Done About It?

Changes are in play for influencers of color.

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My Mantra: Richemont D&I Head Doug Melville on Doing Better

The idea is that people have a responsibility to disseminate wisdom to improve themselves while lifting their environments as well.

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As Agencies Grapple With DEI, Some Lean Into Learning and Mentoring Initiatives

In a year that’s gone virtual, shops are coming up with ways to share skills and advice with underrepresented students and creatives.

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‘More on a Level Playing Field’: How Dubsmash Can Help Reddit Compete

Reddit is known as a haven for niche, organic communities and largely unfiltered internet chatter, but it hasn’t always been the most welcoming place for all underrepresented groups. While Reddit [...]

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Special Committee Weighs In With Suggestions to Improve the Culture at Pinterest

CEO Ben Silbermann said the executive team is committed to following those recommendations.

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TikTok to Donate $1M Apiece to 10 Academic Institutions

Its Health Heroes Relief Fund looks to underrepresented students in health-related areas.

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With New Award, the Craft Beer Industry Addresses Its Evolving Diversity and Inclusion

Brewer Megan Stone won CBMAs' first Women of the Year award.

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Atlanta Brands Are Keeping Their Agencies Accountable for Racial Equality

The A Pledge encourages the marketing industry to match the city's diversity.

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Cleveland and Washington Are the Future of Sports Branding

The teams are part of a year of major mascot rebrands.

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Omnicom Appoints Emily Graham as Chief Equity and Impact Officer

Succeeding Tiffany R. Warren in the role, she joins from PR firm FleishmanHillard.

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DDB Worldwide Appoints Nikki Lamba as First Global DEI Lead

She joins after an 11-year tenure with equality-focused nonprofit Catalyst.

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Yelp Deposits $10M With Minority-Owned Financial Institutions

The business directory and crowdsourced review forum released its 2020 diversity report.

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Pinterest to Pay Out $22.5M to Settle Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

$20 million will go to former chief operating officer Françoise Brougher, while $2.5 million is earmarked for advancing women and underrepresented communities.