DEI considerations in employee benefit programs

DEI leaders must account for hiring practices, employee development, promotion policies, and leadership principles to create effective initiatives. How have you meaningfully incorporated a diversity lens to your employee benefits programs? How do you hold yourself accountable, and how has it impacted your company? The…

Voting rights: Is your company standing up or staying quiet?

Hundreds of large companies and executives united to oppose voting limits in April, which is another sign that corporations are flexing their muscle on civil issues. How are you lending your DEI perspective and expertise to your company’s discussion about this important decision? The DEI…

DEI considerations in employee benefit programs

DEI leaders must account for hiring practices, employee development, promotion policies, and leadership principles to create effective initiatives. How have you meaningfully incorporated a diversity lens to your employee benefits programs? How do you hold yourself accountable, and how has it impacted your company?

Making corporate statements on societal issues

What is your company’s process for making internal or external corporate statements on societal issues? How do you convince the C-Suite to step out on the proverbial “slippery-slope”? How do you decide which societal issue is worthy of a statement and which ones aren’t?

When should your company speak up on DEI social issues?

Do you have an existing communications decision tree or are considering developing one? Who is part of the process of approving statements on DEI social issues? What is the DEI leader’s role working with communications, social media, HR, and legal teams? Criteria: What guidelines do…

Introducing new DEI workforce metrics across the company

With big companies moving towards more progressive DEI workforce metrics, it’s up to DEI leaders to effectively utilize change management to take the next step: How are you building the business case to show the importance of working through legal review, CEO buy-in, and vendor…

Building the business case for economic inclusion

In 2020, Fortune 1000 companies committed $66 billion to racial equity initiatives. This is an unprecedented opportunity for our field: As DEI leaders, how can we ensure this potential delivers meaningful, systemic change in 2021 and beyond? How are you bringing leaders throughout the company…

Building the business case for economic inclusion

In 2020, Fortune 1000 companies committed $66 billion to racial equity initiatives. This is an unprecedented opportunity for our field: As DEI leaders, how can we ensure this potential delivers meaningful, systemic change in 2021 and beyond? How are you bringing leaders throughout the company…

Training thousands of employees on DEI: Challenges and solutions

Training thousands of global employees (now virtually) on DEI can be an overwhelming task: How are you working with your company’s learning and development team to embed DEI training across the organization? Are you maximizing the value of your time in employee onboarding/orientation experiences? What…