What can a certified B Corporation get out of a Diversity Works engagement? Quite a bit, it turns out. attributes its impressive safety record to its long-time DEI commitment. Focusing on DEI has helped strengthen its culture of safety and reassure employees that they can speak up for themselves. However, our evaluation identified an opportunity to better connect the company’s good intentions and its culture.
AMS has many DEI projects, including a partnership with the sheriff’s department to employ justice-involved individuals and a leadership training program open to all employees. But it was lacking a plan to connect the projects and measure their progress. Our final report recommended that AMS formalize a DEI committee and implement metrics in multiple areas to track progress.
“Even for a certified B Corp and social enterprise that has been focused on diversity for years, we identified areas for improvement. They also helped us articulate our DEI value proposition to better explain why it matters to us. We’re grateful for the experience and excited to take the next steps!”