HBG Diversity Efforts Continue in Hiring and New Partnerships

In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing professionals from underrepresented backgrounds. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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