Our First Innovation Fest! 10 Companies Use Diversity to Drive Change

At our first Innovation Fest!, we had 10 rapid-fire presentations that demonstrated how diversity fuels creative business solutions. Our next Innovation Fest! will be Sept. 12 in New York City.

DiversityInc's first Innovation Fest! generated a huge buzz for its unique format—10 rapid-fire presentations from corporate leaders demonstrating how diversity fuels creative business solutions. The 82 attendees from 40 organizations represented 15 different industries, including aerospace, consumer products, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, media, professional services, retail and technology, as well as nonprofits and educational institutions.


Here is a list of the innovations presented. The full presentations and slides are available to DiversityInc Best Practice subscribers at BestPractices.DiversityInc.com:

Colgate-Palmolive: Global Innovation Fund

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Kaiser Permanente: Diversity & Health Film Series and Foreign-Language Interpreters

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Kraft Foods: JumpStart, Developmental Training for New Employees

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Toyota: "iCARE" Associate Volunteer Program & Putting Workers With Disabilities on the Line

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Sodexo: Diversity Business & Leadership Summit

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation: Ethnic Resource Groups and Marketing

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AT&T: Power Up! Training for Suppliers

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McGraw-Hill: Digital Resource Group

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WellPoint, Empire BlueCross BlueShield: Community Ambassador Program

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Capital One: Barriers to Greatness

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Click here to watch the video of the entire Innovation Fest! event.

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti also announced plans for DiversityInc's second Innovation Fest!, which will be on Sept. 12 in New York City. The next day, Sept. 13, DiversityInc also will hold a one-day event, Managing the Relationship Between HR and Diversity Departments, also in New York City. For more information on upcoming events, visit www.DiversityInc.com/events.

 

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