Despite the best efforts by corporations to return to business as usual, there is no denying the social and financial implications of the past two years, and the disproportionate blow to workers and communities of color. The last few proxy seasons, the time of year when corporations gather their shareholders to share metrics and set goals, have proven that stakeholders from workers to investors will not stand for empty promises when it comes to racial equity in the workplace.

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Marc Bayard is an Associate Fellow and the Director of the Black Worker Initiative at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Follow him on Twitter @MarcBayard. Saqib Bhatti is the Co-Executive Director of the Action Center on Race and the Economy (ACRE).

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