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Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council

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As we begin a new decade, organizations and their leaders are confronted with numerous challenges. Fully understanding and engaging all of an organizations’ talent is directly tied to leveraging opportunities for growth and marketplace success. To that end, the goals of this council include:

  • Gaining a deeper understanding of how different regional business conditions affect the work of global inclusion executives
  • Shaping and sharing best global D&I strategies
  • Articulating and acquiring additional competencies for effective D&I professionals today and in the future

Our conversations help to break down outdated norms and contribute to member companies’ ongoing success.

  • 3M Company
  • A.T. Kearney
  • ADP
  • AT&T Inc.
  • Accenture
  • Aetna
  • Amgen
  • BD
  • Ball Corporation
  • Ball Corporation
  • Bank of America
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Bechtel Group, Inc.
  • Boeing Company
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Cargill, Incorporated
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Cisco
  • Coca-Cola Company, The
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Corning Inc.
  • Cummins Inc
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Deere & Company
  • Dell Technologies Inc.
  • Dow Jones & Company
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Emerson
  • Envista Holdings Corporation
  • FMC Corporation
  • General Mills
  • General Motors Company
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Honda North America
  • Intel
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Marriott International
  • McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Merck
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Novartis International AG
  • PVH Corporation
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Principal
  • Procter & Gamble Company
  • Qualcomm
  • RBC
  • Raytheon Company
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Schneider Electric North America
  • Sodexo, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Swiss Re US
  • TD Bank
  • Target
  • Texas Instruments Inc.
  • The Hartford
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Twitter
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Univar Solutions
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Walt Disney Company, The
  • Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • WestRock Company
  • Yum! Brands, Inc.
  • eBay, Inc.

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

As one of the founding members of the Workforce Council on Diversity in 1993 I have witnessed The Conference Board transition from an organization that was learning about diversity and inclusion to one that considers these concepts an integral part of their identity and brand.

Although I have found the most enrichment and professional growth from being a part of my Council, I have also had the benefit if being able to exchange ideas and information with leaders from all of these teams through The Conference  Board diversity conferences and workshops throughout the year. When the new Chief Diversity Officer for The Conference Board is in place, I look forward to seeing us take things to a whole new global level of thought leadership and dialogue.

Deborah Dagit, Merck & Co., Inc.

The most senior executive responsible for global diversity and inclusion in companies where 20 percent of revenues are earned outside the US. Membership is by invitation only.

May Snowden

May Snowden

Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council II and Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council
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Why join the Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council?

It’s very rare that an organization is able to bring top expertise together to share issues, concerns, strategies, and challenges in an atmosphere of trust. 

Karen Vari, Executive Director of Global D&I and Human Resources, Fluor

 

The opportunity to engage with my peers is invaluable. You have the right people at the table representing various industries, and creating a safe space to share real challenges along with viable solutions.

Raina Washington, VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Lockheed Martin Corporation 

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What's next for Diversity & Inclusion?

Hear from experts and thought leaders at the 20th Annual D&I Conference. 

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