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Oliva Knight

Oliva Knight is the Racial Justice Initiative Manager at As You Sow, which researches corporate actions on racial justice to create data-based scorecards that help motivate companies to end their complicit relationship with systematic racism. Olivia earned a Masters with Distinction in Environment, Development, and Policy from the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK where her research focused on African American participation in mainstream environmental movements in the US, investigations into the PIC, examinations of racialized landscapes in California’s transit and urban policies, and post-colonial West African environmental policies and impacts. Olivia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Analysis and African Studies from Pitzer College.

Racial Equity: Can Corporations Measure Up?

Social Justice, Community

Companies have made bold racial equity statements and now stakeholders, including investors, are demanding to see the real actions behind those words. In this latest post in our Racial Equity in Action series, Olivia Knight, Racial Justice Initiative Manager at As You Sow, explores rising stakeholder expectations and the role corporations must play. 2020 was …

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