EY’s professional networks (ERGs) and inclusion councils work in concert to achieve desired outcomes.
Employee Resource Groups
CVS Health’s colleague resource groups help with recruitment, talent development and commerce.
If your company had a particular segment/group that it needed to reach, doesn’t it seem like a prudent move to utilize employees most familiar with that segment/group?
Between 2006 and 2008, Monsanto began working to strengthen the relationship between 1890s Land-Grant universities and Black growers. Dr. Dewayne Goldmon, then our Product Development and Marketing Manager, led the efforts to establish a Black Grower Advisory Council to advise the company on the unique concerns of Black farmers.
DiversityInc caught up with Chris Crespo, EY Director, Diversity and Inclusiveness, who shared her beliefs on why everyone should join their company’s resource groups.
In my expert opinion, Deloitte’s phasing out of its business resource groups is a big mistake.
Johnson & Johnson’s Chief Diversity Officer Wanda Hope gives an overview of the company’s talent development programs. Among the topics covered are unconscious bias training for people managers, development through ERGs, relationship capital and networking, and sponsorship for high potentials.
Open to all employees, the company’s eight Employee Resource Groups (ERG) include more than 20,000 employees across 118 ERG chapters.
Maria Arias, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at Comcast Corporation, talks about getting involved in an employee resource group. “If you get involved in an ERG and get exposure, you never know where that next contact, connection, project or even potential career opportunity can be.”
AT&T, Dell and Toyota Motor North America discuss how they utilize their resource groups for workforce skills transformation, increasing employee engagement and productivity and recruitment.
Sodexo chief diversity officer sees nation’s recent tragedies as a time to reaffirm diversity commitment.
Experts share four best practices for creating successful mentoring matches.
Bayer executive takes a different D&I approach in the United States.
Companies topping DiversityInc’s Top 50 List focus on solutions, taking on a need for more accountability and cultural competence.
A strong commitment from the corner office, a focus on employee resource groups and a total embrace of analyzing metrics to gauge diversity and inclusion success are the hallmarks of many of the Top 10 most diverse companies in the country.