Diversity and Inclusion: More Than Mission Statements
HOW MARKETING LEADERS CAN BE TRUE CHANGE AGENTS
Even with the best intentions, corporate diversity and inclusion goals often fail to strengthen organizations if the strategies to achieve those goals are not deeply rooted within an organization. The expansive purview of today’s marketing executives provides a unique opportunity -- and responsibility -- to effect lasting change within the culture of a business that can strengthen its reputation, drive market growth and enliven its values within its communities.
Positioning the marketer as a proactive, preventative and provocative steward of cultural change
Developing a long-term strategy with immediately actionable tactics
Navigating brick-and-mortar and online communities with a mindset of diversity
Understanding the risks and rewards of “just doing your job”
Join us for a candid and essential conversation about why and how marketers can facilitate real and lasting change through diversity and inclusion initiatives.
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