Sponsorship Your Help We Need *a selection of 2016-2017 GDIB launch event & exhibit sponsors Resources & Downloads Higher Education Portuguese Translation Available GDIB Special Editions: & Sign Up Free Monthly Updates The Centre Newsletter Resources & Downloads Updated User Tools Events Book Club and Blog Coming Soon Sponsor At The Centre for Global Inclusion, our mission is to serve as a resource for research and education for individuals and organizations in their quest to improve diversity and inclusion practices around the world. As a US 501c3 public charity, The Centre is also the home of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World (or for short, the GDIB). The GDIB helps organizations determine strategy and measure progress in managing diversity and fostering inclusion. It is a free downloadable 80-page booklet that can be used by submitting the Permission Agreement. The GDIB was written by its co-authors and The Centre’s founding board members Julie O’Mara, Board Chair and President, Alan Richter, Ph.D., Treasurer, and 95 Expert Panelists. Among the 95 Expert Panelists is The Centre’s third and final founding member, Nene Molefi, Secretary. Along with the GDIB comes a suite of User Tools that can aid in approaching and analyzing its contents. Tips and suggestions that outline everything from how to present it to implementing it in every day situations are available as well. It makes no difference if you’re a fortune 500 or a budding small business, the GDIB can help with measuring diversity and fostering inclusion. Download GDIB Permission Agreement User Tools What Our Users Are SayingZahid Mubarik, SHRM-SCP, GPHR, SPHRi, “As the concept of bottom line impact expands from 3P (People, Planet, Profit) to 5P (People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership), organisations realise that inclusivity is the road to sustainable growth for greater good of society. The unique value proposition of GDIB is that it provides comprehensive check lists which promote line of sight between operational procedures and the organisation’s sustainability.” Zahid Mubarik CEO, HR Metrics President, SHRM Forum Pakistan Member ISO TC 260 HR Standards Islamabad, Pakistan Janelle Sasaki “We customized the GDIB for cultural, localized meanings. When D&I was first introduced in Japan several years ago, it was seen as a western concept. In fact, there is not a Japanese character for the word ‘inclusion.’ The benchmarks accurately guided us when we broke ‘inclusion’ down into traits and other descriptive statements.” Janelle Sasaki Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion Services Ernst & Young Advisory Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan All User Quotes Oris Stuart “Diversity and inclusion are core values of the NBA. The Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks have been an invaluable tool as we work to further integrate D&I into our efforts across all three of our leagues and at each of our teams. The GDIB provide a clear view for each enterprise to see where it is currently on the continuum and what to work on to improve and reach the next level.” Oris Stuart Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer NBA New York, NY, USA News Sign Up for Our Newsletter Sign up for our free monthly newsletter in order to get notified about news and updates about the GDIB and everything going on here at The Centre. Join The Centre Circle Accessibility The Centre for Global Inclusion strives to make its website, the GDIB and corresponding user tools accessible. Generally we are following the guidelines provided by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a worldwide initiative to make the Web more accessible for persons with disabilities, which is a critically important D&I goal. While we have designed everything with accessibility in mind, we still have some work to do. For that reason and for further accommodation, we have an accessibility toolbar in the upper right hand corner to help with color contrast, font sizes and animations. For further assistance or to make comments about how we can improve, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.