Topic: Social Injustice
Today’s Risk Forecast: Uncertainty With a Chance of Resiliency
Don’t like the weather? In some places they’ll tell you to wait five minutes and it’ll change. The risk landscape isn’t all that different. It changes constantly and the rising frequency of unknown risks makes it difficult to predict when a storm will hit.
Sports Leagues Continue Their Off-the-Field Fight Against Online Hate
Sports exert a powerful influence on life, imparting values such as teamwork, perseverance, and fair play for those who participate and spectate. Pro sports have continued to step up and shine a bright light on the ongoing international movement for anti-racism and social justice.
Leading with Purpose In the Face of Social Disruption
Leadership is challenging in the best of times. Now, faced with a prolonged pandemic, an economic downturn, nationwide social justice protests, and unprecedented political divisiveness, even the most sophisticated brand leaders are struggling to navigate turbulent waters.
Copypasta Is Creating a Toxic Social Media Environment for Brands
In response to the recent shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, NBA players, at the end of August, boycotted playoff games as a sign of respect and protest.
Social Injustices Force Brands to Rethink Social Media Moderation
Consumers want brands to take a stand on ending systemic racism and other social injustices. According to a survey by Edelman, the global public relations firm, more than three-quarters (77%) said it is “deeply important that companies respond to racial injustices to earn or keep their trust.” Almost half (48%) said how a brand responds to the racial injustice protests has a big effect on their likelihood to purchase from it, while 37% will buy or boycott a brand, based on its response.
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