Investigation: After George Floyd was murdered, corporate Canada promised philanthropic support for Black communities. What have they disclosed donating since?
Why It Matters
Black charities in Canada get a fraction of the donations raised by their white-led peers. When George Floyd was murdered and millions marched for Black lives in communities across North America, some Canadian corporations made six-figure donation pledges in support of Black communities. Whether they and their corporate peers have continued to give has material implications for Black Canadians across the country.
In early summer 2020, after a Minneapolis police officer murdered George Floyd and millions took to the streets marching in support of Black lives, CEOs of some of Canada’s largest publicly traded corporations publicly pledged to put their dollars on the line in support of Black communities.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. was among the first out of the gate. On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Vancouver-based apparel company posted a black square
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