Vice President, Enterprise Diversity and
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Value is in alignment with diversity. Diversity brings out a better dynam- ic in the workplace and allows flexibility. A lot of times, diversity enables the
mission to be completed.
Actual diversity produces better esults. If you get people from diverse perspectives, and if you
create an environment in which people are
included and participate in the decision
making, we are always better off. We do
have to measure how we are doing this and
you have to hold people accountable.
Chief Diversity & Community Affairs Officer,
Vice President, Human Resources, Graphic
Communications Group Business
»EASTMAN KODAK CO.
The biggest thing corporate America can do is to create jobs. We all know that people in urban
areas, people of color, are going to be disproportionately unemployed at a higher
rate than anyone else. You might be able
to affect 10 kids that are African American
or Hispanic, but there are 20-times fold
that are not going to be touched.
Senior Vice President, International Human
Resources and Global Employee Relations
»AMERICAN EXPRESS CO.
If we don’t solve for the mix of talent in the pipeline, then we are all in our workplace continuing to just deal with the symptom
of the larger population. You can’t increase
reputation if it’s not already in the pipeline.
PERAINO Deborah Dagit What we’re doing inside of our cor- porations is an accelerated version of what needs to happen in society. If we don’t reach outside of our walls, we’ll always be in a different place internally than externally and we’ll always be trying to close the gap. So if we don’t find ways to address things through the government, nonprofit, academic and other important sectors that represent our customers, our future talent and the
society where we sell our products into, we’re
going to have this ongoing problem of a gap. I
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