We believe that a diverse workforce is essential to the ongoing economic vitality of the Greater Pittsburgh region. We must attract, retain, elevate and educate people of all backgrounds and create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming. In this section of our website are links to diversity and inclusion best practices to ensure our regionís long term economic growth. †
The 2017 Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World (GDIB) by Julie OíMara, Alan Richter, Ph.D., and 95 Expert Panelists is a tool for helping organizations determine strategy and measure †progress in managing diversity and fostering inclusion.
In countries such as New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and among tribal nations in the U.S.,it is commonplace, even policy, to open events and gatherings by acknowledging the traditional Indigenous inhabitants of that land. While some individuals and cultural and educational institutions in the United States have adopted this custom, the vast majority have not.