I am stating very clearly, Black Lives Matter. We will continue to make our company more inclusive, tolerant, respectful, compassionate, and truly a place where all belong.
Niren Chaudhary (CEO - Panera Bread)


  • Panera Bread’s Networking Groups celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The Multicultural Networking Group seeks to develop individuals to become role models for the brand while nurturing diversity.

Learn more about Panera Bread’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion here. 

  • Panera Bread has committed to increased diversity in its leadership teams.
  • The company committed to dedicating a full-time leader to accelerate its diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy and impact.


Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Panera Bread partnered with the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis to help with diversity, inclusion, and COVID-19 impacts.