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Vaccine Gaps, Hiring Goals Lead Concerns: Equality Summit Update

March 17, 2021, 7:14 PM

A year into the global pandemic, key decision-makers at Bloomberg’s Equality Summit painted a sober picture of how the virus has compounded inequality, and reinforced that efforts to narrow the gaps remain a work in progress.

Among the concerns is that the hoarding of vaccines by rich nations threatens the World Health Organization’s goal of getting 2 billion doses to poorer countries by the end of the year, according to the head of the world’s largest vaccine maker. On the corporate front, companies are still working on hiring policies that will help their workforces reflect the diversity of the U.S. ...