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Sample DE&I Policies

Basic DEI Policy Template and Basic DEI Sample Policy, Bloomerang
The language in this template is a good starting point, but it should be adapted to fit your organization’s culture, mission, strategy, and policies. It should also be thoroughly discussed and reviewed by all relevant parties at your organization.

How To Write an Effective Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy, BizManualz
Coupled with other mounting evidence, the case for adding a diversity, equality, and inclusion policy into the list of must-have business policies for companies today is clear. Designing a clear and understandable DE&I policy is seen as the first step towards encouraging true inclusion in the workplace.

Sample Board Diversity Policy, Board Effect
Your board’s commitment to creating a board diversity policy is such an important task that you’ll want to get it right. A sample board diversity policy or template can help you do that. A template for a board diversity policy is not meant to be copied verbatim—it’s just a starting point. It’s intended to give you a guide to follow that you can adapt according to your organization’s mission, vision, and values.

DE&I Activities and Performance Reviews

55+ Ideas to Promote Inclusion and Workplace Diversity, Best Companies
All companies want to have a diverse workforce and be known for their inclusive environments. Workplace diversity is important, but becoming more diverse can be a struggle for some companies. Implementing workplace D&I doesn’t have to be a complicated and arduous process. We have compiled a list of ideas that promote inclusion and workplace diversity.

Sample Goals and Activities for Performance Review, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
A company can increase diversity and inclusion in the workforce by focusing on one or more of these types of goals. As part of the annual performance appraisal, alongside professional development goals, employers should incorporate goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Measurement and Accountability

5 Strategies to Infuse D&I into Your Organization
D&I goals are only realized when key decision-makers are accountable. Change and commitment must start from the top, cascading throughout the organization. By taking accountability for goals, leaders There’s widespread agreement on the need to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. But it’s not easy to deliver on the promises made. It’s time to adopt a more systematic, coherent approach to D&I.

CEO Pay Increasingly Tied to Diversity Goals, Wall Street Journal
Metrics like these seem to be new, a new evolution in what’s expected of executives. It’s really a growth, a maturation of thinking about what’s good for a company and what a company’s role is in society, how you serve your customers and at the same time serving your investors. In a recent survey, a third of S&P 500 companies had disclosed using a diversity measure in their compensation structures or mentioned diversity in explaining executive pay.

6 Tips to Hold Leaders and Managers Accountable for Building A D&I Environment, Hire Equal
Building a diverse and inclusive environment begins when all leaders and managers are on board. Their commitment is essential in sustaining this positive culture change in the long run. In fact, it is the leaders’ job to educate and empower the rest of the team. With this in mind, what is the best way for you to hold leaders and managers accountable for building a D&I environment? Keep these 6 tips in mind during your diversity initiative.

This Resource Center has been created to complement your DE&I initiatives and/or strategies. The links and information included in this Resource Center are suggestions to help you on your individual/company journey and is in no way an exhaustive list of what is available. The vendors listed have not been endorsed by Biocom California.