Items Tagged with 'Diversity'


Furniture maker’s diversity program turns 25

Herman Miller now works with more than 375 certified diverse businesses.

October 23, 2015
When Herman Miller first launched its supplier diversity program 25 years ago, there were very few certified Minority Business Enterprises or Women’s Business Enterprises. Read More

Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Company is challenging itself to grow its ‘cultural intelligence.’

August 29, 2014
Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More

Small business outreach could be a model to replicate

April 4, 2014
The city of Holland has an often unappreciated richness of diversity that likely could hold some type of “best of” rank, especially for the creative class generation of millennials. Read More

Universities accept national award for 'excellence in diversity'

November 29, 2013
Two West Michigan universities are demonstrating an award-winning commitment to diversity. Read More

Establishing sustainable diversity, inclusion and cultural competency

Assessng an organization’s capacity to embrace change is key.

August 16, 2013
Paul Doyle thinks Grand Rapids has the potential to create some of the best practice models in the country around the issues of diversity, cultural competency and inclusion, but he said it’s up to the community to take the necessary steps to develop those models and become a leader. Read More

What are the ingredients of an urban community?

July 29, 2013
One person can make a difference. Many of us together — as diverse individuals who share a common space — can transform a city. Read More

Young Professionals of Color Conference fosters 'vital' diversity

July 22, 2013
The second annual Young Professionals of Color Conference will be held this Wednesday. Read More

Private colleges make religious philosophies clear

Some of Michigan’s private colleges are pushing for more racial and ethnic diversity, but are not necessarily actively seeking more religious diversity. Read More

Law firms address challenge of achieving diversity

But first, they have to start hiring again.

December 8, 2012
West Michigan law firms are aware they have a problem with a lack of diversity within their ranks. Despite many efforts by individual firms, they continue to struggle to attract and retain women and minority attorneys. Read More

Changing workplace diversity, inclusion a tall task

Values, culture, accountability and leadership form the backbone

October 15, 2012
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are laudable benchmarks, but making it a standard that all employees embrace requires an effective plan all will buy into, said two speakers at a forum sponsored by the Partners for a Racism-Free Community at the Dominican Center at Marywood. Read More