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🚀Unlocking DEI Insights: Your Guide to Progress and Inclusion
Driving Progress: Unleashing DEI Impact Through Business Leadership
In this week’s global diversity newsletter
Amplify Inclusion: Join the DEI Movement
🚀Driving Progress: Unleashing DEI Impact Through Business Leadership
Discover how businesses are igniting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) progress. Recent momentum in the private sector is shaping more equitable and inclusive organizations, with tangible results emerging from DEI initiatives. Beyond ethics, DEI acts as a competitive edge, enhancing resilience in challenging times. Learn how The Lighthouse Programme, by the World Economic Forum, is accelerating change by spotlighting proven DEI initiatives. Explore these eight impactful cases that pave the way for stronger, more inclusive leadership. 🔍
☕US Coffee Giant Brewing Change: Starbucks’ Diversity Goals and Progress
Amidst a scorching summer, Starbucks’ commitment to diversity shines. Following George Floyd’s tragic incident, Starbucks pledged 30% people of color in corporate jobs and 40% in retail and manufacturing by 2025. Yet, recent workforce data reveals a journey still unfolding. Discover more about Starbucks’ diversity journey here. Let’s stir change together. 🤝
🎉Celebrating DEI & Empower Your Workplace with Diversity Calendar Kit
Join us in celebrating Marlee Matlin’s birthday (August 24), the only hearing-impaired actor to win the Oscar for best actor/actress – a trailblazer advocating for the deaf community, and Women’s Equality Day (August 26), a reminder of women’s rights progress. Our Diversity Calendar Kit helps you champion diversity, foster inclusivity, and honor impactful dates. Enhance job satisfaction, reputation, and inclusivity in your workplace. Be a part of positive change—subscribe now for the power of our Diversity Calendar Kit! 📅
🚫Breaking Stereotypes in Canada: Challenging Expectations of Language and Identity
Words matter, and so does authenticity. Evelyn Bradley‘s experience sheds light on the harmful impact of backhanded compliments. When told she doesn’t sound Black, she challenges preconceived notions. Let’s celebrate diverse voices and dismantle stereotypes, embracing language as a powerful tool for self-expression.
🗨️Why should you read Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People? – Diversity Book Review
👮🏽♀️Met Police’s Push for Diversity in London: Bridging Trust and Representation
Institutional change starts with action. The Met Police acknowledges the need for diversity after being called out for institutional racism. Baroness Casey’s report highlighted the underrepresentation of London’s diverse population. To bridge the gap, targeted recruitment initiatives have been rolled out, focusing on women, black individuals, and ethnic minorities. The force is stepping into communities, engaging with young people to ignite interest in law enforcement careers. Let’s reshape the future of policing together. 🚓
📚Empowering Kids Through Inclusion in Australia: Starting Conversations About Disabilities
Inclusion is a lesson that should begin early. Join Life Coach Bethany Anderson and her son, Peyton Anderson, as they shed light on teaching kids about disabilities. Their insightful discussion highlights the impact of fostering conversations from a young age. Peyton’s journey of leading inclusively and learning from his parents’ guidance showcases the transformative power of education. Let’s inspire empathy, understanding, and a brighter future for all children.
How to make your DEI wins known to your Staff, Clients, Customers and Business Partners
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are important in today’s Workplace, Business and Society. DEI can help organizations tap into a broader pool of talent and perspectives, which can lead to increased innovation, creativity, and problem-solving. By creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace, businesses can attract and retain a broader range of employees, which can enhance their competitiveness. As markets and customers become more diverse, businesses that prioritize DEI can better understand and serve the needs of their customers. This can help increase customer loyalty and drive revenue growth. A workplace that prioritizes DEI can help create a more positive and supportive work environment. This can improve employee engagement, productivity, and retention rates. Employees who feel valued and respected are more likely to be motivated to perform their best work. Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential not only for ethical and social reasons but also for achieving business success and meeting legal requirements. DEI pulls together more colourful experiences, invites opportunties, improves staff satisfaction, customer engagement and organizational reputation. If Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are important to your organization, make your efforts and commitments known publicly by getting the Diversity Equity Inclusion Workplace™ Certification! Amplify the value and impact.
Diversity Equity Inclusion Workplace Certification is an innovative way of valuing your commitment and interest and how excellent you are performing in diversity, inclusion, equity and community relations.