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Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council

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Leading organizations are continuously looking for ways to leverage diversity to achieve business objectives. The Council of U.S. Diversity & Inclusion Executives is a network of national leaders who share current best practices, and seek innovative approaches to strengthen workforce and marketplace inclusion and diversity strategies and practices. Recent discussions include:

  • Mainstreaming diversity initiatives within member companies
  • Developing and implementing diversity strategy
  • Leveraging employee resources

Our conversations help to break down outdated norms and contribute to member companies’ ongoing success.

  • Altria Group, Inc.
  • Arvest Bank Group Inc.
  • Auburn University
  • BNSF Railway
  • BP America, Inc.
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • DTE Energy Company
  • Daimler Trucks North America LLC
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Fannie Mae
  • Ferguson Enterprises Inc.
  • HCA Healthcare, Inc.
  • Hanesbrands Inc.
  • Home Depot Inc.
  • Ingersoll-Rand Company
  • KeyBank
  • Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc.
  • M&T Bank Corporation
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • NFP
  • NSA
  • National Institutes of Health, The
  • Nature Conservancy, The
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • QBE North America
  • Sempra Energy
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Sutter Health
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • US Navy
  • United States Tennis Association, Inc.
  • Unum Group
  • Vizient
  • West Monroe Partners

Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the Council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of Council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

  • Collective problem solving that puts your issue on the agenda
  • Benchmarking through regular surveys of Council members about relevant company practices
  • Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from 125+ Councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
  • Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources

I attended my first Diversity & Inclusion Council meeting and it was extremely helpful. I came away with two (not 1, but 2) solid ideas that I have already begun to implement for the diversity initiative at the Louisville Water Company. The support and the camaraderie that I received has already been a value added return on our investment. I am now on a crusade to get my co-workers to join their respective Councils.

Janet Muller, Former Council Member

The senior most executive with enterprise-wide responsibility for the diversity function and strategies in the US. Membership is by invitation only.

Rebekah Steele

Rebekah Steele

Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion
The Conference Board
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