Sodexo's Rolddy Leyva, VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion, talks about how his company's Diversity Leadership Council sets strategic priorities & performance expectations for D&I at the U.S. regional level and drives accountability for progress.
Randy Cobb, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Southern Company and Matthew Hanzlik, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen talk about the differences between mentoring and sponsoring and give insights into how their companies leverage each.
We want all of our employees to feel comfortable being their full and authentic selves at work. When that happens, our teams are more productive, ideas are better, innovation is enhanced and collaboration is stronger. We’ve implemented several initiatives across our company to celebrate our LGBTQ employees and encourage open dialogue.
In 2011, EY Unplugged was created to help the firm's ethnic minority new hires understand the unwritten rules of career building. The program has become an integral part of the on boarding experience for Black and Latino associates. DiversityInc explores the history of EY Unplugged and gets perspectives on the experience of going through the program.
For Simon Altham, diversity and inclusion is personal. When he joined the company more than 10 years ago, he was the first openly gay employee at Hoseasons by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, a vacation company that is part of Wyndham Worldwide.