How and Why the Elevate ERG Leadership Courses

Benefit You and Your Organization

As ERG Leaders and Members, you invest your passion for people and your organization as volunteers. Your participation in this program increases this virtuous cycle of performance. ERG and D&I efforts demonstrate the following measurable value:

American Sociological Association, “Diversity Linked to Increased Sales Revenue and Profits, Customers,” April 3, 2009.
CEB, “Driving Retention and Performance Through Employee Engagement,” Arlington, VA, 2008.
Credit Suisse Research Institute, “Gender Diversity and Corporate Performance,” July 31, 2012.
Forbes, “Patenting the Co-Ed Code,” September 13, 2007.
Hewlett, Sylvia Ann, Melinda Marshall and Laura Sherbin with Tara Gonsalves, “Innovation, Diversity & Market Growth,” Center for Talent Innovation, 2013.
National Center for Women & Information Technology, “Who Invents It? Women’s Participation in Information Technology Patenting,” 2012.
Rock, David and Heidi Grant, “Why Diverse Teams are Smarter,” Harvard Business Review, November 4, 2016.
Fuhrmans, Vanessa, “Companies With Diverse Executive Teams Posted Bigger Profit Margins, Study Shows,” The Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2018.


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