A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE

Banks failing to live up to diversity pledges, says ex-HSBC banker who wrote racism report

  • Global banks have been trying to improve diversity since the murder of George Floyd in the US last year sparked global protests over racial injustice
  • But prejudice and a reluctance to change are stymying leaders’ good intentions, says a former banker who wrote a report alleging racism in HSBC

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pedestrian passes a HSBC bank branch in London. Photo: EPA-EFE
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