How are you making your return-to-workplace plans inclusive?

As a DEI leader, what guidance and considerations are you adding to your company’s return-to-workplace plans to further your organization-wide goals to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace? How are you addressing long-term implications on diverse talent with new workplace policies? How are you…

Unconscious bias training and creating inclusive leadership

DEI leaders are responsible for advancing employee diversity and inclusion training. What vendors would you recommend to provide training for unconscious bias, systemic racism and discrimination, and inclusive leadership? Are there any vendors you would shy away from? DEI Board Members got real-time, actionable answers…

Dealing with personal and team burnout

Your job has been nonstop. You’re responsible every day to reset a workplace that was likely not built for everyone, which can feel like trying to boil the ocean. Meanwhile, you’re dealing with the lack of resources, inadequate support, and constant business justification. The pressure…

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…