Black Wall Street: Investing For Economic Inclusion
It is now 100 years since the Black Wall Street massacre. Though some actions have been taken, there remain huge disparities in both opportunities and outcomes. These are not just US issues – numerous other countries have similar challenges, with people of color excluded by education, experience and access to capital amongst other factors.
Meanwhile, although themes related to ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ have become a significant element of the broader discussion amongst those interested in ESG, impact investment and sustainability, the amount of capital flowing to minority-owned businesses remains tiny.
We will explore the following questions:
This episode of ESGX Live will open with remarks from our guests to provide more context on how the communities themselves perceive the problems. This will be followed by an interactive discussion, where we will seek views and perspectives from our live audience and seek to identify practical actions that can be take.
We will be joined by:
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