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Case Study: How Cornerstone Building Brands is Creating a Diverse, Inclusive Workplace

Cornerstone Building Brands is a manufacturing employer committed to creating a workplace culture where DE&I is not just prioritized but celebrated. Here are some of the actions they’ve taken to make their commitment a reality:

  • Create a DE&I Council which meets monthly to focus on strategic alignment, communications, coaching, training, metrics, and governance.
  • Establish 4 ERGs (Women!, Patriots, Pride, and Unity) that meet to learn, plan events, address concerns, and foster mentoring opportunities.
  • Sign the NAM Pledge for Action and taking 44 tangible actions towards its commitment to the pledge and broader DE&I goals.
  • Include a DE&I statement in all job descriptions and ensure there is pay-scale parity.

Read more about Cornerstone Building Brands’ efforts and tips here. If you’re interested in learning more about what your organization can do to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, check out the MI’s Diversity + Inclusion Benchmarking in Manufacturing report.

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