Think Black CEOs are scarce? It’s worse than you think

Black employees aren’t being promoted to leadership positions at the same rate as others. Combined with higher attrition rates among Black employees, that means that companies often lack Black leaders and miss out on diversity’s known benefits.

There are four Black CEOs in Fortune 500 companies. At parity with the Black US population, the number would be no fewer than 60.

To read the article, see “The Black experience at work in charts,” April 15, 2021.