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Why Is Global Diversity So Difficult

It’s a question that challenges many companies. How much local control is needed and what happens when local cultural customs contrast with corporate values What best practices are being implemented And what company does it better than everyone else DiversityInc examined global diversity trends in depth in our exclusive global…

Is Professor's 'Hi, Sweetie' Comment Sexual Harassment

Diversity and inclusion sensitivity caused a university to overreact by firing chin-chucking professor for harassment.A state appeals court ruled that a university did not have the foundation to fire a tenured male professor for sexual harassment. He had approached his department chair in the lounge area, said “Hi, sweetie,” and…

How Kraft Increased Promotions of Women in Sales by 39%

What do Kraft Foods (No. 7 in The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity), Dell (No. 26), jcpenney (No. 35) and Toyota (No. 41) have in common They leverage their resource groups to increase sales and enhance talent development. Regardless of company size or industry, resource groups are increasingly…

Innovation Fest! Agenda

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Networking Session 10:00 a.m.10:05 a.m. Introductory Remarks Luke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m. Innovation: Colgate-Palmolive, Global Innovation Fund Eugene Kelly, Worldwide Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. Innovation: Kaiser Permanente, Diversity & Health Film Series and Foreign-Language InterpretersTina Martelon, Senior Diversity Consultant,…

How Ameren CEO Tom Voss Improves Workplace Diversity

Diversity and inclusion takes a front seat at Ameren, one of DiversityInc’s Top 5 Regional Utilitiesin 2012. The philosophy that an organization’s greatest asset is its people is one value that President, CEO and Chairman Tom Voss touts stronglyand for good reason. Employee ideas have been a primary driver of…

How to Get 150 Top-Performing Black and Latino Candidates Now

Ernst & Young takes its talent seriously. That’s why the professional-services firm isn’t leaving the quality of its future workforce to chance. Its leaders are taking the initiative by engaging traditionally underrepresented students before they graduate from college as well as helping administrators and faculty members address existing diversity gaps…

Best Practices on Improving Retention

While the Big Four accounting firms fiercely compete against each other, they all have one common challenge: the retention of talent.Ernst & Young(No. 5 inThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity),PricewaterhouseCoopers(No. 3),KPMG(No. 29) andDeloitte(No. 8) all work hard to recruit Blacks, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, LGBT people, people with disabilities…

Recruitment: Black and Latino Accountants

Data from The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity shows that all of the Big Four accounting firmsErnst & Young (No. 5),PricewaterhouseCoopers(No. 3),KPMG(No. 29) andDeloitte(No. 8)face similar challenges in diversifying their U.S. workforces. Of all U.S. employees for these companies in aggregate, only 3.9 percent are Black, 3.5 percent are…

Taking Risks for Your Brothers: The Power of Dr. King's Words

By Raymond Brown Brown works in the litigation department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith and Davis and is chair of its White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Practice Group. He is an expert on global human rights. Brown will speak atDiversityInc’s April 2425 diversity conference, Managing the Global War for Talent….