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DIVERSITY:  Why We Care?

By embedding the Diversity & Inclusion strategy into the global business strategy, we continue to leverage and maintain strong leadership support, a compelling business relevance and action plans that lead to attraction, engagement, retention and advancement for colleagues.

Through this, we create a sustainable strategy that points the way for Diversity & Inclusion to add value to the business, talent, operational strategies and objectives for any organization.

For information about Diversity & Inclusion programs for your worksite, please contact

Kim Braithwaite at KimberlyBraithwaite@gvcshrm.org.

Do you have an upcoming diversity and inclusion event or topic that you would like to share?

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Viewpoint: How One Company Deploys ‘Experience Data’ to Promote Diversity Initiatives

Employers can measure and analyze employee experience data to guide the development and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. The software platform CultureQuest helps employers do this by actively involving everyone in the organization.

Help Wanted: Manufacturing Sector Struggles to Fill Jobs

Celebrating LGBTQ Pride: Lisa Koenecke

Lisa Koenecke, DEI professional speaker and facilitator, encourages HR professionals to Lisa Koenecke, DEI professional speaker and facilitator, encourages HR...

DE&I Leadership Ranks Grow—Slowly

Over the past several years, organizations have been placing a greater emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion. Against this backdrop, some workers—from entry-level...

Celebrating LGBTQ Pride: Jeff Nally

Jeff Nally, SHRM-SCP, HR professional and executive coach, and SHRM Foundation volunteer board member, talks about the importance of creating safe and open workplaces...

Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees

​Promoting diversity and inclusion within an organization has become essential not only to employers, but also their employees, customers and clients. While there has...

A Sense of Belonging

The transgender community has let out a collective sigh of relief thanks to a change in administration and a recent Supreme Court decision. And more positive...

Addressing Anti-AAPI Discrimination in the Workplace

New legislation seeks to address the rise in hate crimes committed against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), but experts insist that more needs to be done...

From the CEO: Racial Injustice at Work Costs Us Billions

Employee turnover due to racial inequity in the workplace has cost U.S. organizations up to $172 billion over the past five years.

Should Employers Tie Executive Compensation to DE&I Goals?

Should employers tie executive compensation to diversity, equity and inclusion goals? Two experts debate the issue.

SHRM Blue Ribbon Commission Issues Report, Strategies to End Workplace Racism

The Society for Human Resource Management's Blue Ribbon Commission releases new research and an Action-to-Change toolbox to help employers make tangible changes aimed at...

Tapping ERGs During the Recruiting Process

Job candidates are expressing growing interest in learning about an organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) stance and practices prior to accepting a job.

Fostering the Geniuses in Your Backyard Through DE&I Efforts

Bringing in diverse, local and international talent helps businesses realize unique opportunities, pitfalls and options. However, recruiting diversity is not...

Are You Keeping Your DE&I Commitments?

​In the wake of protests and social unrest following the killing of George Floyd Jr. on May 25, 2020, organizations ramped up their commitment to diversity, equity and...

DE&I at Liberty Mutual: A Q&A with Dawn Frazier-Bohnert

Liberty Mutual Insurance's executive vice president, global DE&I officer talks about the company’s multi-year diversity, equity and inclusion plan and how it is making...

Will Remote Work Lead to More Diversity in Tech?

Will the pandemic-induced shift to remote work help organizations increase diversity? Yes, some companies say—at least for technology jobs.

New DE&I Tools Emerge

As corporate leaders commit themselves to increasing their diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts in the wake of last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests,...

Embracing DE&I: Going Beyond Supportive Statements

Corporate America made strong public statements to support diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) during last year’s social justice protests and movements. Advocates are...

Restructuring Your Organization Post-Pandemic? Maintain DE&I Commitments

​As organizations prepare for a post-pandemic world, restructuring and reorganization to account for lost revenue in 2020 likely will be on the radar. Employers should...

New Cisco Pilot Program Prepares Visually Impaired for Cybersecurity Work

A new training initiative at the Cisco Academy, funded by a Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation grant, works with job seekers who are blind or visually impaired and...

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