Simply put, reinforcing robust DEI programs helps every employee to show up each day without fear of being their true selves. This fosters higher degrees of engagement, productivity, and innovation that contribute to increased revenue.
Do you have a formal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion policy for your company or organization, have you re-visited that policy for effectiveness in the past 12 months, and is that policy posted on your website?
IF NO: Below are a few resources to help you start the process.
Additional resources include:
- Anti-discrimination policy
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace: 2021 HR Survey
- How Can You Change the Diversity and Inclusion Status Quo at Your Company?
- How Inclusion Helps Companies Succeed – Wharton University of Pennsylvania
- How to Build a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program – Glassdoor
- How to Foster Workplace Diversity – Workable
- What is Diversity Management? A Complete Guide
IF YES: Great, your company is on the right path. Here are some local organizations with a focus on DEI.
- Berry Global
- Old National Bank
- Alcoa Warrick Operations
- AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
- Toyota Indiana (TMMI)
- Centerpoint Energy
- Millennium Steel
Here are two great articles on how other companies are ensuring their policies are effective and up to date:
- 10 Companies with Effective DE&I Policies
- Getting Serious About Diversity: Enough Already with the Business Case
Has your company leadership undergone unconscious bias training in the past 12 months?
IF NO: Please use the following resources in this section to get that training in motion:
- Don’t Give Up on Unconscious Bias Training — Make It Better
- What is the Purpose of Unconscious Bias Training?
IF YES: Great, your company is on the right path. Don’t stop there! Here are some other Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion topics you can include in future trainings: