Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

MHI’s DEI Committee Launches College To Career Webinars

DEI Feature BY CHRISTIAN DOW, MHI EXECUTIVE VP OF MEMBERSHIP AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP The recently released Supply Chain Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey from Gartner noted that supply chain organizations in publicly held companies employ more people of color than their privately held counterparts. Specifically, people of color comprise 35% of the overall supply chain workforce at publicly held companies, ...

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Why Workplace Microaggressions Are a Big Deal

While microaggressions can be deliberate, most of the time they are unintentional. These suggestions and experiences from MHI member companies can help reduce their occurrence.

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Driving ESG Goals Through the Supply Chain

Determining if your suppliers are helping or hurting your drive to net-zero and other business sustainability goals is easier said than done. New supply chain mapping and monitoring tools are helping crack the code.

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How to Change Company Culture: Insights from MHI Members

BY CHRISTIAN DOW, MHI EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP AND INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP Organizational culture is increasingly recognized as a strategic and competitive advantage, both for operational performance and to attract the best talent. According to McKinsey & Company, culture “is the common set of behaviors and underlying mindsets and beliefs that shape how people work and interact.” It matters, note ...

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Building Blocks of ESG

Feature Strong leadership, effective communication, authenticity and a shared sense of ownership are keys to building an ESG culture that can help differentiate your company and gain a competitive edge. BY DAVID COBURN VALEX/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM ABCITY3D/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM ANDRII ZASTROZHNOV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM YEAMAKE/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Just over two years ago, in August 2019, a prestigious group of American CEOs known as Business Roundtable announced a change to ...

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How Diverse Workplaces Outperform Industry Norms

Many organizations have embraced the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for a variety of reasons, one of which being the belief that doing so will positively impact the bottom line.

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Ready, Aim, Hire!

Companies are better positioning themselves in this highly competitive recruiting climate. Here are four strategies for recruiting and retaining workers that might work.

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A Diverse Range of Supply Chain Experiences

Six professionals in the supply chain field share their varied experiences, what helped them succeed, and how the industry can improve its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

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Can Technology Spur Culture Change?

BY DAVID COBURN Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. BBSTUDIOPHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Nobody would argue that new technologies haven’t played a role in enhancing safety on the job, but the ability of technology to take a company’s culture of safety to the next level might be open to debate. In some ways, new technology can present a cart-before-the-horse quandary: ...

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