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Hill & Markes Joins Over 2,000 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace



Companies Have Shared more than 1,400+ Actions That They Are Taking to Advance Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Amsterdam, NY, June 7, 2022 – Hill & Markes joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of over 2,000 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Jason Packer is committing himself and Hill & Markes to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

By signing on to this commitment, Hill & Markes is pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected and where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion. The collective of over 2,000 signatories have already shared more than 1,400+ best-known actions, exchanging tangible learning opportunities and creating collaborative conversations via the initiative’s unified hub, CEOAction.com.

“Diversity and inclusion are difficult issues to navigate, but if we avoid constructive conversation about our differences, communication deteriorates and productivity suffers,” said Jason Packer, CEO at Hill & Markes. “I am proud that Hill & Markes is committing to cultivating a work environment where employees can openly address challenges, present opportunities, and share perspectives.”

Organizations joining the pledge are taking a step towards effecting positive change. A diverse and inclusive workforce facilitates community, but also drives innovation and creativity. A study found that 85 percent of those surveyed reported that diversity is a key component to fostering innovation.

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is cultivating a new type of ecosystem centered around collaboration and sharing. The actions, available via CEOAction.com, showcase real-life examples of the open and transparent conversations to cultivate more diverse and inclusive workplace environments. The addition of new signatories expands the impact of this work beyond the office to communities and industries.

The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is led by a steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, New York Life, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents 85 industries, all 50 US States, and millions of employees globally.

To learn more about the pledge, visit CEOAction.com. The website serves as a hub for information sharing, idea generation, and program development. With more than 1,400+ best-known actions shared, companies that are not currently implementing the elements of the pledge can use it as an opportunity to learn from others that are already doing so. Learning from and sharing actions help companies drive greater engagement within their own programs, as well as mentor others on their journey.

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