al smith, toyota, BPGs

Toyota’s Al Smith Explains the Rational Behind Changing ERGs to BPGs

Al Smith is Toyota’s Group Vice President and Chief Social Innovation Officer. Unlike traditional corporations, Toyota refers to its Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) as Business Partner Groups (BPGs). Smith shares his rationale as to why this terminology and these groups are important for inclusion and diversity within the organization.

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Info Sheet: Juneteenth

Download our Juneteenth info sheet to share with your leaders, colleagues and teams HERE. What is Juneteenth? On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas and put into effect the Emancipation…

Webinar Recap: Limiting Bias in Diversity Recruiting

Panelists:  Michele Meyer-Shipp, KPMG principal, chief diversity & inclusion officer; Marion Brooks, Novartis Pharmaceuticals vice president and U.S. country head, diversity and inclusion Patricia Rossman, BASF chief diversity officer and HR communications In this webinar,…