Category: Innovations in Diversity Award

STEM at Alcoa

In 2011, Alcoa Foundation began to track its grants dedicated to reaching diverse populations and promoting inclusiveness. From the global partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA to employing people with disabilities at Point Henry Café in Australia, to more than 100 employees who serve as mentors to U.S. veterans, Alcoa is reaching people of… Read the full article

Citi’s Women’s Day Celebration

As Citi marks its 200th year, it also celebrated the achievements of women during the first global International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8. This year, Citi Women, the company-wide effort to foster ongoing development and advancement of women, engaged employees to create more than 100 events in 88 cities across 57 countries. With the… Read the full article

HCA C3 Resource Guide

In today’s health care environment, cultural competence is key to the delivery of quality care to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. As the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA is comprised of locally-managed facilities that includes 163 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England that employ approximately 199,000 people. Today,… Read the full article

Sodexo’s Virtual Summit

Faced with a challenging economic landscape, Sodexo, like many companies, sought to identify cost-effective innovations for delivering new learning programs designed to inform, engage and educate employees around diversity and inclusion. This goal was realized in 2011 when Sodexo launched its first Virtual Diversity Business and Leadership Summit (VDBLS). The virtual platform was designed, developed… Read the full article

Phillips Lytle “Peace Out”

In 2011, Phillips Lytle LLP introduced its own innovative diversity pipeline program “Peace Out.” Through “Peace Out,” teams of Phillips Lytle lawyers guide interactive sessions with middle school students in underserved communities in which the firm has office locations. The “Peace Out” program engages students in role playing, as they explore problem solving and dispute… Read the full article

The 2011 Innovations in Diversity Awards

THE COMPANIES ABOVE were among the few who made the commitment to be bold, and who then carried out their plans to success. For their effort, we are recognizing them as recipients of the 2011 International INNOVATION in Diversity Award. They truly deserve to be emulated for their efforts. We hope you will read through… Read the full article

International Women’s Day – Global Webcast

From 2008-2010, Royal Dutch Shell had chosen to recognize International Women’s Day by sponsoring or participating in events and webcasts coordinated by outside organizations. In 2011, we chose to organize and execute our own global webcast in recognition of International Women’s Day.

Mixing it Up to Make a Difference

University of the Rockies has a commitment to diversity work that goes beyond a traditional sensitivity program, toward a holistic operation designed to support an inclusive culture.

The Community Ambassador Program

In 2009, Empire BCBS created The Community Ambassador Program targeting three specific segments: African Americans, Hispanics and Asians.

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB)

To expand its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Sodexo launched the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board (DIAB) in 2010.