HR & Communications: How Ernst &Young Gets Its Diversity Message to 50,000 Employees Every Day

This Ernst & Young executive discusses her firm's best practices for keeping the lines of communication open between the firm's HR and diversity departments.

To have the most effective D&I strategy, HR and diversity departments must talk to each other and collaborate. Karyn Twaronite, Partner and Americas Inclusiveness Officer at Ernst & Young, discusses her firm's best practices for keeping the lines of communication open between those two departments.


Ernst & Young, No. 6 in the 2012 DiversityInc Top 50, is one of eight leading companies that presented at our Managing Relationships Between HR & Diversity Departments event held in New York City.

The full presentation slides are available at BestPractices.DiversityInc.com.

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Video Minutes

0:01:29 Evolution of HR Departments

0:03:36 Importance of HR–D&I Collaboration

0:08:20 Metrics & Accountability

0:09:38 Working With Communications Staff

0:14:03 Use of Social Media

0:16:02 Senior-Executive Involvement

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