Know Before You Go: DEI Scorecards

Know Before You Go: DEI Scorecards

Scorecards are great for measuring progress towards achieving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals. The intentions and specifics behind DEI scorecards can vary from organization to organization; however, they are highly customizable and appropriate for any business seeking to improve their levels of DEI integration.  While DEI scorecards are incredibly important, they can be tough […]

3 Key Considerations for DEI-Enhanced Employee Benefits

Employee benefits are crucial for successful DEI initiatives; providing benefits to support an employee’s family, financial future, physical and mental health not only retains but also attracts top talent. Many organizations are undergoing employee benefits program restructuring, offering DEI leaders a key opportunity for high-impact engagement.  Overall, here are the three top concerns to think […]

3 Strategies for Building a Next-Generation DEI Practice

3 Strategies for Building a Next-Generation DEI Practice

As we near the end of Women’s History Month, posts, guides, and articles on strategies for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives for women in the workplace are flooding our LinkedIn feeds. It’s a familiar mix– vague allusions to “improving company culture,” increased anti-bias trainings, renewed support for ERGs and BRGs, and increased executive […]

Mentorship Program Design – Know Before You Go

Mentorship Program Design – Know Before You Go

Mentorship programs are great for employee retention, satisfaction, and professional growth. These programs boost sense of belonging for all of those who participate, benefitting both mentor and mentee. But as we rethink these programs within the context of DEI, it’s time to shift our focus towards sustainability– designing mentorship programs with universal buy-in and enhanced […]

Board Diversity in Corporate Governance

“Too often, we limit our understanding of diversity to identity-based differences. When we do this, we overlook diversity’s true force: the unique and varied expertise and experiences that, when integrated, drive problem-solving, improve decision-making, and expand our creative potential.

3 DEI Best Practices to Implement Now

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As the Great Resignation drags on, the competition between companies to find quality talent remains fierce and does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. This upcoming year is a pivotal moment for businesses to show genuine care for employees through meaningful attention and investment towards DEI.

Hair Discrimination in the Workplace and DEI

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“According to a study by the Gallup Center on Black Voices, one in four Black workers in the U.S. reported being discriminated against at work last year and, with offices reopening, 97% of Black employees are concerned about returning to work environments where microaggressions are commonplace.”