HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report

The fourth annual diversity survey of British publishing shows progress in women's leadership, slower movement in BAME employment. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-12 14:37:25 UTC ]
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PRH Releases Workforce Report on Diversity

An internal report on workforce demographics at Penguin Random House shows that 78% of PRH non-warehouse employees are white. In addressing the report, PRH U.S. CEO Madeline McIntosh said the company is determined to make its workforce "reflect the demographics of American society.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins releases its first ethnicity pay gap report

HarperCollins has released its first ethnicity pay gap report alongside its annual one for gender pay, announcing it will now use diverse, balanced shortlists for senior roles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-25 13:17:00 UTC ]
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Kidd made diversity and inclusion manager in Hachette UK HR team expansion

Hachette UK is boosting its HR team with Kim Kidd (pictured) from the British Council joining as diversity and inclusion manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-20 02:58:38 UTC ]
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Pinterest Names New Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity

Nichole Barnes Marshall joined Pinterest as global head of inclusion and diversity, succeeding Tyi McCray, who left the company last June after less than one year in the role. Marshall had been chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Bath & Body Works, integrating DEI programs and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-01-07 22:00:00 UTC ]
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Carthew plans UK tour to address publishing diversity and inclusion

Natasha Carthew, the artistic director of The Festival for Working Class Writers, is planning a UK tour in 2022 to address diversity and inclusion issues in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 12:09:19 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-13 15:32:17 UTC ]
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How Inclusive Is That Diverse Book Cover, Though?

As more and more books for middle grade and YA readers showcase ensemble casts, why do they lack visible disability representation? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-26 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier reveals inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Bonnier Books UK has published its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to boost representation and discussion across its workforce, publishing lists and the wider industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 08:37:27 UTC ]
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HarperCollins appoints Choonara in diversity and inclusion role

HarperCollins UK has appointed Maheen Choonara to the newly created role of diversity, inclusion and belonging manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 13:02:45 UTC ]
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Pan Mac rolls out diversity and inclusion action plan

Pan Macmillan has published a diversity and inclusion action plan, featuring measures and targets to employ and publish more people of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 10:50:31 UTC ]
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Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature.  Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-26 17:38:28 UTC ]
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Pandemic Progress Report

We checked in with a number of publishers and educational companies to see how their distance learning efforts are going, and what summer and a new school year might look like. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins releases 2019 gender pay gap with 'progress being made'

HarperCollins is closing its gender pay gap with the median difference reducing from 10.2% to 8.8% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:20:07 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report

With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-26 08:14:13 UTC ]
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A Mueller Report graphic novel will be released by San Diego publisher

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has become something of a publishing phenomenon, with several book versions of the report flying off bookstore shelves. Now a San Diego publisher is planning to release a version of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-24 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster prepares Mueller Report ebook release and 'hefty print run'

Simon & Schuster (S&S) is gearing up to release an ebook version of the Mueller Report, with print copies hitting the shelves by the end of the month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Rush to Release Mueller Report

Following news that the U.S. Department of Justice is due to release a redacted version of the Mueller report, publishers are preparing to race to the presses to get their versions of the book on the shelves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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