Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) challenges exist everywhere, and most businesses aim to be fair in the areas they control — hiring, promotions, and pay. But they stop short of trying to actually solve the problems that create these challenges in the first place. We believe, however, that businesses are uniquely positioned to help solve these problems — and not just in the areas they control. Businesses have the power and the resources to do way more than they’ve been doing — and likely way more than HR and CSR leaders ever thought possible.
A recent Salesforce-sponsored webinar, How to Bring Systemic Change to DEI Challenges, included three speakers: Alexandra Siegel, a Salesforce specialist who leads the company’s equality content and enablement team; Iris Ivana Grant, Founder and CEO of The Genési Group; and myself as the moderator. We discussed the state of today’s world, as well as a … Read more