Standing up for equality: see our progress since our £30 million commitment



Eighteen months ago, Sky committed to do more to support racial equality. Kicking off a three-year programme of work, backed by a £30 million investment.

Since then, we’ve been developing our team and culture to make Sky more representative and inclusive. We’ve been working with community partners to support people hurt by racism. And we’ve been using our voice – our channels, shows and stars – to call out racial injustice.

Watch the video to see our progress so far.

Over a year in, we’ve spent £11 million. We’ve grown and developed our team. Helped young people to find their voice and take action. Campaigned to kick racism out of sport. Supported rising stars on and off-screen to tell powerful stories about the Black, Asian and ethnic minority experience. Kick-started new partnerships that we hope will change people’s lives for the better. And much more.

We’d like to thank every colleague, partner and supporter. Without you none of this would have been possible.

As we head into 2022, we’ll keep up the momentum. We’ll announce ambitious new partnerships and projects. We’re also taking the lessons learnt from our work so far, to maximise our impact for the next two years.

From here, you can expect more. More shows. More campaigns. More understanding and more willingness to talk about race. More talented people from diverse backgrounds breaking through. More strong voices. We’ve done a lot, but there’s so much more to come. And we can’t wait for what’s next.

Source SKY

February 4, 2022 4:00am ET by SKY  

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