The Executive's Role in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Sustain momentum from commitment to action
August 24, 2020
15 Minute Read
Achieve a lasting culture change
Many organizations have expressed support for people of color and made commitments to use their power to promote equity. But expressing a genuine commitment, while necessary, is not enough to build a diverse and inclusive culture.
Executives need to change policies and procedures that serve employees inequitably or invite bias. They need to elicit and amplify under-represented voices at their organization and in their community and support the authority of those leading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. Employees expect impacts more tangible and enduring than good intentions. Read on for three strategies to build a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.