Most companies are interested in nurturing a more inclusive environment so that people of all backgrounds, perspectives and walks of life feel safe, seen, heard and valued in the workplace. But inclusive workplaces don’t just happen – they take cultivation, nurturing and intentionality. Employee resource groups (“ERGs”) are a key way for employees to create the kind of environment they want to work in, and companies that invest in ERGs in the right way can get many times the return on investment.
Here are the basic steps to building an ERG program:
Lay the Foundation
Establish criteria –