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‘We need to be at the table’: How corporate Canada can address systemic challenges faced by Black business community – podcast

Recent protests against police brutality and anti-Black racism have people and businesses in Canada and around the world paying attention to the racism in our societies.

Some of Canada’s largest corporations – including Toronto-Dominion Bank and Shopify Inc. – are speaking out about the systemic lack of diversity in this country’s business world and pledging to do better.

This week on Down to Business, Nadine Spencer, president of the Black Business and Professional Association and chief executive of marketing and communications agency BrandEQ, discusses the ongoing challenges faced by Canada’s Black business community and what the corporate world can do to improve access to capital and diversity at the boardroom table.

You can listen below — or on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher and Google Play, where you can also subscribe to get new episodes every Wednesday morning.

If you have any questions about the show, or if there are topics you want us to tackle, email us: [email protected].

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