by Debby Scheinholtz

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Toyota: 'Innovative Problem-Solving Demands Diversity & Inclusion'

Toyota executives share how their remarkably diverse Treasury Department creates an engaged team that delivers significant business results.

Toyota: 'Innovative Problem-Solving Demands Diversity & Inclusion'

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Hilton: Which Employees Make the Best Resource-Group Leaders?

Here's how a 93-year-old company with no resource groups established five, with 20 chapters in four corporate centers, in less than a year.

Key to Hilton's success has been its ability to identify the right talent to lead resource groups, explains Michael Ford, Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Hilton Worldwide. During his DiversityInc Innovation Fest! presentation on resource groups, Ford reveals how a 93-year-old company with no resource groups established five, with 20 chapters in four corporate centers, in less than a year (with two more on the way).

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What's Deloitte's Top Leadership Imperative?

How can companies help corporate leaders become representative of all their employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation?

The challenge for diversity-and-inclusion programs today is figuring out how to help leaders become representative of ALL their employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, etc.

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ADP: What Technologies Can Increase Veteran Recruitment?

How is ADP's new veterans resource group and military strategy helping the company improve its recruitment?

ADP is using its new veterans resource group and military strategy to improve recruitment diversity, explains Roland Cloutier, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, ADP, during DiversityInc's Innovation Fest! Best practices include aligning job codes and partnering with relevant nonprofits, he details in the video below. Watch the full video on BestPractices.DiversityInc.com.

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Novartis' David Epstein: A Diverse Team Can 'Accomplish Feats Nobody Thought Possible'

Having had great success through cultural transformation, this executive is now taking on a bigger challenge as Division Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

David Epstein, Division Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, spoke with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti at Novartis corporate headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, about how diversity impacts innovation, R&D and marketing. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is No. 13 on the DiversityInc Top 50.

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How Ernst & Young Improved Engagement, Innovation for 167,000 Employees

What truly motivates your high performers? Diversity leader Karyn Twaronite reveals how inclusion drives E&Y employees to give their best at work every day.

What would you do if you were picked to head the diversity function at a company with 167,000 employees? How would you know what issues were important to them and what would increase engagement and innovation? Karyn Twaronite, partner and Americas inclusiveness officer at Ernst & Young, No. 6 on The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, had exactly this concern a year ago, when she took over as head of diversity. Her strategy? She hit the road to meet with as many employees as possible and hear what they had to say about feeling included.

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Can a Resource Group for Non-Drinkers Benefit This Liquor Company?

Here's how an innovative resource group has improved Brown-Forman's employee engagement and business productivity.

Brown-Forman, the liquor company, realized that some of its employees who didn't drink for health, religious or other reasons weren't fully engaged. So the company started a resource group for non-drinkers. Matt Hamel, general counsel and executive sponsor of the non-drinker resource group, and Judy Spalding, the resource group's founder and co-leader, present at DiversityInc's Innovation Fest! how this innovative resource group is helping the company. Watch the video below. The full presentation slides are available on BestPractices.DiversityInc.com.

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