As many leaders know, inclusion and belonging are vital to organizational health, well-being and effectiveness. Creating workplaces where every employee can bring their whole selves to work leads to deeper levels of commitment and higher levels of innovation. A key question is: how can leaders and organizations create a culture that embodies a feeling of inclusion and a sense of belonging for all employees?
This guidebook supports leaders and organizations on that journey through the following sections:
- What is racial equity?
- Putting the “I” in DE&I
- Talking About Race (and Racism) in the Workplace
- Moving Beyond Allyship to Sponsorship
- Developing Champions for Racial Equity
It recommends what leaders can do personally to create and reinforce a more diverse, inclusive and racially equitable workplace, how to talk about race and racism in the workplace, how to move from being an ally to a sponsor, and how to develop champions for racial equity among staff.