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Where's the Diversity in Fortune 500 CEOs

Banga, Rodriguez There are five Black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 1 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. Merck & Co. is No. 14 in The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and TIAA-CREF is No. 36. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 total 6 percent Black….

What Diversity-Management Questions Should Be on Employee Surveys

Photo by Shutterstock Question on diversity management: We’re looking to post employee polling questions on our diversity and inclusion website. Do you have tested questions that might be probing and relevant to our company Answer:Diversity-management questions on employee surveys are a key way to gain critical feedback on the impact…

How Do Resource Groups, Mentoring and Accountability Drive Engagement

By Shane Nelson Q: What are the top drivers of employee engagement A: Employee engagement can be a barometer of how well diversity efforts have been implemented. In the workplace, high employee engagement leads to increased retention rates and higher productivity, which helps to drive down costs of replacing employees…

How Can We Start Resource Groups Based on Generations, Disabilities

Q: We are in the beginning stages of forming adisabilitiesaffinity group. Would you be able to point us to best practices/research related to disabilities affinity groups Second, we are also in the beginning stages of forming agenerational/new professional/young professional affinity group. We’d like some best practices/research on what other companies…

Ask DiversityInc: Should You Use Multi-Tier Resource Groups

Q: We are exploring creating a two-tier model of affinity groupsone tier that contains the traditional demographic-based groups (e.g., women’s group, Hispanic group) and another tier that is more based on a specific cause or interest (e.g., the environment group or the employees-with-pets group). Are you aware of any other…

How Do We Get Hourly Workers in Resource Groups

Q. We are trying to find ways to include our hourly and union workers in as much of the D&I work as possible. As you know, working with unions can be particularly difficult, and I want to have as much guidance as I can get. If there is anything written…

How Does DiversityInc Determine the Top 50

Read more Ask DiversityInc questions and answers here. Q: DO YOU REQUIRE: A certain percentage of women and people of color in management That the company has a diversity award program That the company has affinity groups That the company has mandatory diversity training for the workforce A: We analyze…

Study: Blacks, Latinos Value Corporate Social Responsibility More

Companies that engage multicultural communities can reap huge rewards when it comes to consumer purchasing and brand loyalty, according to data from Yankelovich Monitor Multicultural Study 2010. The study finds that Latino and Black consumers rate the importance of a company’s presence in the community through corporate social responsibility and…

Study: Women Still Not Getting to the Top Levels

Even though women make up more than half the workforce, they are still significantly underrepresented on corporate boards and in C-level executive positions, according to a new study released by Calvert Investments. The study, “Examining the Cracks in the Ceiling: A Survey of Corporate Diversity Practices of the S&P 100,”…

Do Your Company's Policies Include Gender Identity

Is gender identity part of your workplace‘s nondiscrimination policy How prevalent are these types of policies in The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and the Fortune 100 Find out more here. Ninety-six percent of The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity have a nondiscrimination policy that includes…