Develop and Share organization’s D&I statement/strategy

Initiative Description

Develop and publicize a statement of support and/or overview of strategy for advancing D&I within the organization and the PE industry at large.


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Resources for Consideration

  • Blackstone 
    • Blackstone's D&I website shares its commitment to recruitment, retention and engagement,  offering descriptions and videos of the firm's extensive D&I programs, a showcase of diverse employees, and links to resources.
  • The Carlyle Group
    • The Carlyle Group dedicates a portion of its website to articulate its D&I strategy, including statements of support from co-CEOs, links to employee resource groups, spotlights, news and initiatives.
  • Diversity VC Toolkit
    • Diversity VC has designed a toolkit (currently in beta form) to help VC firms promote D&I within their own firms but also in the companies they fund.
  • Gardenswartz & Rowe
    • Gardenswartz & Rowe offer training and consulting services to support an organization’s D&I strategy.
  • Kapor Capital
    • Kapor Capital publishes a Founders’ Commitment to help portfolio companies make collective progress in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
  • KKR
    • KKR's "Commitment to Diversity" web page includes a history of D&I at the firm, firm metrics, testimonials, initiatives and partnerships with D&I organizations.
  • Pantheon
    • Pantheon commits publicly to be advocates of diversity in the workforce, with charter commitments, gender targets, initiatives, and firm insights.
  • World Economic Forum
    • The WEF paper "Ensuring a Level Playing Field - Women in Private Equity" offers an action plan for investment funds to recruit and retain the best and brightest.