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New Executive in Residence Further Strengthens Diversity & Inclusion Council

A former executive with one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world is part of the Executive in Residence team working with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.  The Partnership’s Executive in Residence program is designed to give our economic councils additional subject matter expertise by providing

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The Strength of a Diverse Team

One third of our region’s K-12 students are children of color.  Making sure these children grow up to participate in and benefit from the regional economy is at the heart of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Made up of 37 business, community, philanthropic, religious and political leaders, the Roundtable

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Innovation Through Diversity & Inclusion

Did you know that employees that feel included and think their organization is committed to and supportive of diversity report an uplift in innovation, responsiveness to customers and team collaboration? According to a study recently published by the Harvard Business Review, inclusive teams outperform their peers in team-based assessments by

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Fostering Diversity & Inclusion Through Racial Equity Impact Training

The nuances of language and the ways in which we communicate are critical components to getting on the path toward building racial equity. Most businesses know that racial equity is important and that they should have a diverse and inclusive workforce, but struggle with the distinction between that understanding and

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The Stats Support Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Buffalo Niagara

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Council is rolling out its work plan and implementing steps toward its initial goals and objectives. These include:   Raising awareness of the competitive advantages of diversity Developing Best Practice sessions to help employers identify and overcome diversity and inclusion challenges in the workplace

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Partnership Launches New Diversity & Inclusion Council

It is an issue that is fast becoming a priority for businesses today.  Creating and fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do for every type of company.  Buffalo Niagara Partnership members have made it very

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Workforce Diversity And Why It’s Important To All Of Us

Achieving diversity in the workplace is a great challenge. That’s what more than 25% of respondents told the Buffalo Niagara Partnership in our advocacy agenda survey taken last year. When we look at the big picture in economic development in Buffalo Niagara, it is clear that diversity and inclusion in

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