Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Resources

Over the past decades, organizations around the world have recognized the importance of embedding diversity, equity, & inclusion (DE&I) into their culture. When leaders prioritize diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces, they not only encourage engagement and innovation, they create more supportive and connected environments. But it is not enough for leaders to implement DE&I practices; individuals at all levels of the organization must align and contribute for the transformation to be authentic and effective.

 

To support you, Denison has developed a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Assessment and compiled the resources below. Our data and resources will help you make the most informed decisions for your unique DE&I needs.
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It has been widely accepted in organizations that diversity is important. However, there is evidence that suggests that diversity can lead to challenges as well. So what’s the connecting link to make diversity work? The answer is inclusion. Here are some resources that can provide insight into the difference between diversity and inclusion, and how these two ideas – while separate – must receive equal attention:

In order to make meaningful and impactful changes around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts in your organization, the most important step is to be educated and aware of the complexities of the social issues to understand the experiences of people with different backgrounds. Here are some resources that can provide insight into the experiences of those in marginalized groups:

There is no clear-cut beginning or end to implementing a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiative. Successful initiatives require commitment, follow-through, and adaptability. Here are some resources that can help provide a framework for building that initiative:

Leadership involvement is the common thread among Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives that last. Leaders must not only be diverse, but vocal about their commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Here are some resources that explain the importance of top leadership involvement:

The business case for diversity and inclusion is ever-increasing. Without a diverse team, diversity of thought is impossible. Here are some resources that can help clarify the positive outcomes that arise when your organization has diverse representation:

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