X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Risks of social movements. The innocuous actions of these movements can have unanticipated counter-effects on equality and diversity initiatives for companies. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Social movements have attracted much attention in recent years. Movements such as #MeToo, Time’s Up and Black Lives Matter are just a few modern examples of social justice movements with strong intentions to reform the status quo in industries once thought of as impervious like Hollywood, media, sports and government. These movements have revealed the systemic issues of discrimination, sexism and sexual harassment in nearly every area of the professional world, as evidenced by the upticks in claims and allegations being made in the public domain.

Nevertheless, the innocuous actions of these movements to push for a more equitable and safer environment for humanity have, in fact, had unanticipated counter-effects on equality and diversity initiatives for public and private companies, when looked at through a professional liability lens.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.

INCLUDED IN A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

 

The British Legal Awards 2021Event

Celebrating achievement, excellence, and innovation in the legal profession in the UK.

Get More Information
 

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.