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Inclusion & Economic Prosperity in Greater Cleveland

The Greater Cleveland Partnership and its corporate members are working to ensure that economic prosperity is shared by all demographic groups in this increasingly diverse region.

MasterCard is a leader in resource groups and diversity.

Video: MasterCard’s Resource Groups Are Role Models for Engagement, Talent Development

MasterCard Worldwide shares its secrets with us in video interviews with top execs who are executive sponsors and resource group leaders.

George Borst accepts the DiversityInc Top Company for Employee Engagement Award on behalf of Toyota Motor North America.

2013 Top Company for Employee Engagement: Toyota Motor North America

Former Toyota Financial Services President & CEO George Borst accepts the 2013 DiversityInc Top Company for Employee Engagement award on behalf of Toyota Motor North America.

2013 Top Company for Community Philanthropy: Cox Communications

Top Company for Community Philanthropy: Cox Communications Accepting Award: Pat Esser, President Reasons for Honor: Company spends 12 percent of its gross revenue on philanthropy and of its charitable donations, 49 percent go to multicultural nonprofits. Strong partnerships include the Human Rights Campaign, the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications and 100 Black Men of …

2013 Top Company for Mentoring: Target

Top Company for Mentoring: Target Accepting Award: Beth Jacob, Executive Vice President, Target Technology Services and Chief Information Officer Reasons for Honor: Although Target is a major retailer with operations across the country, almost all of its employees participate in its formal mentoring program. The senior levels of the organization are mentors. Metrics are used …

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes accepts DiversityInc's 2013 award as Top Company for Talent Development.

2013 Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes accepts DiversityInc's 2013 award as Top Company for Talent Development.

2013 Top Company for Supplier Diversity: AT&T

AT&T is a longtime supplier-diversity leader with high Tier 1 (prime) percentages: 15 percent with Minority Business Enterprises, 5 percent with Women-Owned Business Enterprises, 1.5 percent with Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.

Videos: 2013 Talent Development Event

Get all the videos and presentations from DiversityInc's October 2013 Talent Development Event.

Video: Re-Energizing Resource Groups and Leveraging Social Media

How can branding, sponsorship and market-facing activities refresh resource groups? How can groups communicate effectively online and via social media? Why do social-media networks matter?

Stephen Holmes, Wyndham Worldwide

Video: The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility

Wyndham Worldwide Chairman and CEO Stephen P. Holmes explains why his company understood the value of corporate social responsibility.

David Casey, CVS Health

Video: How to Start a Resource Group

How do you get funding and support for resource groups? Which groups should you start with? What type of charter/structure works best?

Kim Strong, Target

Video: Insight Into Mentoring and Sponsorship Relationships

How have their relationships evolved? What have been the greatest benefits? Hear personal experiences and success stories from sponsors/people being sponsored and mentors/mentees.

Jodi Davidson, Sodexo

Video: How to Start a Cross-Cultural Mentoring Program

What’s the business case for starting a mentoring program? How do you get widespread usage? How involved should senior executives be? How do you measure success?

Diane Evans, Wells Fargo

Video: Developing a Diverse Pipeline

How do you determine which people from underrepresented groups should be fast-tracked? How do you give them the tools to stay and succeed?

Ingrid Devin, Dell

Video: How to Implement Global Resource Groups

Can you translate your U.S. groups to other countries? Which ones work well? How can they communicate with each other? What metrics should be used to assess their success?

ADP's CEO Carlos Rodriguez

Video: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

ADP President and CEO Carlos Rodriguez discusses how ADP uses diverse teams to improve customer relationships.

Patrick Esser, Cox Communications

Video: Values-Based Leadership

Cox Communications President Pat Esser offers four tips to get your CEO to be a diversity leader.

Michele C. Green, Prudential Financial

Video: The Difference Between Mentoring and Sponsorship

Do you need both a mentoring and a sponsorship program? How do you get sponsors to work with people from underrepresented groups? Can sponsorship be formalized?

Mark King, Kellogg Company

Video: Retaining Top Talent

How do you keep women and others from underrepresented groups from leaving before they get to the top? How important is having a flexible workplace and an inclusive culture?

Dr. Ronald Copeland, Kaiser Permanente

Video: Making Room at the Top

How do you move people from underrepresented groups into the highest level? What happens if no one at the top is leaving?

Photo Gallery: 2013 Talent Development Event

A collection of photos from DiversityInc's 2013 Talent Development Event.

George Borst, Toyota

Photo Gallery: 2013 Special Awards Dinner

DiversityInc’s 2013 Talent Development Event & Special Awards Dinner was held on October 16, 2013 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Times Square. Special awards included the Top Companies for Talent Development, Supplier Diversity, Community Philanthropy, Mentoring, Employee Engagement, Global Cultural Competence and Diversity-Management Progress.

The 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards

Video: 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards Dinner

On Oct. 16 in New York City, DiversityInc honored seven companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices.

Mike Rice is just an example of racism, sexism & bigotry in college sports.

Why Are College Sports the Only Place on Campus Where You Have to Stay in the Closet?

The following column appeared as the “CEO Letter” in the Summer 2013 edition of DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. By Luke Visconti In the wake of the Rutgers basketball fiasco—in which former Coach Mike Rice used homophobic slurs to castigate players—a huge problem remains: Sports are …