Redington, Aon, Lane Clark & Peacock and Mercer have joined a coalition of financial services firms aiming to promote Black talent. The initiative will look to put 25 Black students in contact with financial services companies in order to obtain entry-level roles.
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd died in police custody, sparking outrage and protests in the United States and around the world. The incident reignited conversations around racial inequality and police violence, with individuals and organisations expressing solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement by attending protests in person or voicing their support on social media. As the struggle for equality continues, it has also brought issues surrounding corporate representation to prominence.