What is supplier diversity? Supplier diversity refers to vendors that are at least 51% owned and operated by people from groups that are underrepresented in business. Women, people of color, disabled persons, veterans and the LGBTQ community are a few common examples.   The “set-aside provisions” of Public...2

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training is not new. However, in recent years  DEI training has evolved beyond a compliance focus to the broader employee and leadership development topics. These may include DEI awareness, unconscious bias, inclusive leadership, diverse talent hiring, and cultural competence, to...2

The unplanned global experiment with hybrid work has largely proven beneficial for employees and employers. In fact, “74% of U.S. companies are using or plan to implement a permanent hybrid work model,” while “55% of employees want to work remotely at least three days a...2

The pandemic has exposed inequities and widened the gaps in many ways. Gender inequity is no exception. It has been broadly reported that the pandemic has disproportionately impacted working women, resulting in an alarming reversal of gains made in recent years. One study in...2

Many people in the United States and around the globe have had to adjust to an entirely new way of doing business while working from home. Those who are not working remotely due to a variety of factors, have had to deal with the changing...2

Most would agree that 2020 marked a significant shift in the personal and professional lives of many in the US and around the world. Just as the inequities and challenges of the pandemic were coming into full view, the killing of George Floyd shook...2

As many organizations are preparing to celebrate Black History Month in February, we look forward to discussing how it can be reimagined in 2022 almost a hundred years after it was first announced by historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study...2

We all have read workplace policies. Some are inspiring, specific, and manageable, while others can feel strict, prescriptive, or unrealistic. The main goals of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Policy are to define organizational processes and practices that are equitable and inclusive and also...2

Many organizations are striving to build a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture, as the significant benefits of DEI are broadly shared and accepted. Meanwhile, according to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), almost 75% of targeted employees in organizations that have ongoing DEI efforts say that they...2