Diversity & Inclusion
Global diversity, equity and inclusion are core to our purpose to create healthier futures
Our diversity and inclusion aspiration
To create healthier futures and accelerate business results by inspiring the best and brightest global talent across all dimensions of diversity to perform at their full potential.
"We invest in the development of our people – creating the next generation of leaders – through learning and development, employee resource groups, and talent management strategies. By unleashing the power of our globally diverse workforce in an inclusive and welcoming environment, we create belonging and establish a solid platform for long term growth that ultimately benefits the patients our customers serve.”
Dr. Lonie Haynes, SVP and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Global Diversity & Inclusion Council
Employee resource groups
Our employee resource groups align around a common dimension of diversity to provide business, educational, and cultural insights to advance business objectives. With more than 2,000 members worldwide, our ERGs support talent management, enhance workforce engagement, support community responsibility, and provide career development opportunities for team members.
Our Asian & Pacific Islanders Reaching for Excellence (ASPIRE) group is focused on enhancing and celebrating the voices of our Asian and Pacific Islander team members, while raising awareness for these diverse cultures. ASPIRE has established a community to connect, promote and support career development of Asian and Pacific Islander team members, including collaborations with external partners to provide engaging programs and helping drive awareness.
Black Organization for Networking & Development (BOND), an evolution of our Black Leadership Council, drives efforts to enhance the associate experience for our Black associates and their allies. This group focuses on opportunities to strengthen our workforce and the communities where we live and work.
The Emerging Professionals group was established to promote professional development and career advancement for all associates, with a special focus on attracting and developing generational talent. Emerging Professionals enhances the associate experience with opportunities for training, networking, and personal development–offering a unified forum for access to shared opportunities within the organization.
LGBTAllies is a network of colleagues and resources to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) associates. The group promotes initiatives that align with our vision of maintaining an inclusive and welcoming workplace.
The Unidos group is focused on fostering empowerment and growth of our associates through awareness and education of our Hispanic and Latino communities and associates across the globe. Unidos’s mission is to engage, connect, develop, and promote Hispanic and Latino professionals, as well as to develop business models and talent that will positively impact our associates and communities.
Veterans in Action
Veterans in Action supports our efforts to network and connect veterans across the company. We partner with military placement organizations to assist service members with transitioning into full-time jobs across our network of businesses.
Women's Impact Network
Our Women's Leadership Initiative first launched in November 2014. Now known as WIN (Women's Impact Network), the group is composed of an internal Senior Council of Women Leaders and maintains a focus on career development for women at all levels.
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We recruit, retain, and develop top emerging and experienced leaders across all dimensions of diversity to achieve our mission. Our team members are encouraged to be their authentic, confident selves while celebrating our global community.