Black Canadians believe HR is stamping out racism – but more work needs to be done
But it’s not all bad news. The data found that 58% of Black employees say their company is making more of an effort in promoting them into leadership roles – with 19% saying they landed a job that they previously would have been overlooked for.
“These results show that many Canadian organizations have made real and sustained efforts to tackle racial bias in their organizations,” added Rob Davis, chief inclusion & diversity officer at KPMG in Canada. “Black Canadians told us they are seeing progress in the hiring and promotion of employees, in the opportunities for Black-owned business and in the treatment of Black customers.