diversity & inclusion

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Post date: January 21, 2020
Gender Inequality in Energy and in Africa  The energy sector is notorious for its struggle to attract female employees. Women in the oil and gas industry face an array of challenges—inadequate (or nonexistent) maternity leave, a lack of female mentors, pay inequality, higher rates of sexual...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
Post date: October 20, 2016
Many recent studies validate the business case for increased gender diversity in leadership. Most recently, a comprehensive 2016 report of 22,000 publically traded companies in 91 countries by Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst and Young reinforces the fact that an increase of...
Post date: November 17, 2016
According to research conducted in 2013 by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, 21 of the Fortune 500 CEOs were women. Two years later, the Washington Post reported that figure has only grown to 24—a meager 5 percent of the total number of Fortune 500 CEOs. We are now in 2016...
Post date: July 10, 2018
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer defined as a “nice thing to do” but rather a key component of a company’s brand identity. Beyond contributing to charitable causes, corporations are looking for ways to make a difference, stand out, and become agents of change. If a corporation...
Post date: March 3, 2016
Since 2002, when former Walgreens senior vice president of supply chain and logistics, Randy Lewis, advocated for hiring more individuals with disabilities in without sacrificing profitability and efficiency, more companies across the U.S. and other nations have been exploring the bottom-line...
Post date: November 5, 2019
As an HR leader in the technology sector, Whitney Bennett has been able to apply her personal experience as a female leader in shaping company policies. Her tips on reducing bias in hiring are rooted in this blend of HR knowledge and first-hand experience.  HRPS: What parts of the hiring process...
Post date: February 21, 2019
As companies face a war for talent and a lack of qualified workers in many fields, individuals with disabilities are being recognized as a source of engaged, committed employees. According to the 2017 Disability Statistics Report from the Institute on Disability, nearly one in eight people in the U...
Post date: November 15, 2018
This is part 2 of a two-part blog series on ageism in the workplace. Read part 1 on ways ageism impacts your business. Let’s discuss the various ways that you can proactively minimize the likelihood of ageism occurring in your business, better support inclusion, and help to create a thriving,...
Post date: August 29, 2019
This post is part of a series about using the Giving Voice to Values method to help leaders become more inclusive and cultivate more diverse organizations. Read the previous post here. For more on Giving Voice to Values, read the Summer 2019 issue ofPeople + Strategy.  Organizational mission...