Public pressure, especially from the 15 Percent Pledge, pushed many US-focused businesses to disclose information and promise progress, but the industry is still largely in a planning and promises stage.
The American department store aims to sell $500 million worth of products from Black and Latino brands and diversify its management. Executives tell BoF how they plan to stay on track.
The Black Lives Matter activist recently launched 8CantWait, a new campaign aimed at reducing police violence.
It's not enough to just put more black models on magazine covers, says McKesson. Diversity is also good for fashion firms' bottom lines, adds Sarpong.
Casting director James Scully and others lifted the lid on a system that hires girls when they are little more than children and then disposes of them when they hit puberty in a power game where models are pawns.