Around the world, Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests have erupted in response to the murder of George Floyd and others at the hands of police. But the movement these tragedies have inspired will not remain solely on the streets or within communities of color. The BLM movement is now moving indoors and into companies and institutions worldwide.

As companies prepare for the return of employees to the physical workplace and start considering potential changes to the way they operate, two critical questions will arise: How will the office change post-pandemic, and What should we be doing differently to respond to the invigorated movement against systemic racism?

Here is a list of steps companies can take to prepare for asking and answering these questions:

Speak

Listen

Educate

Act