Diversity & Inclusion Resource Center

Diversity & Inclusion Resource Center

NACD has long been championing diversity in the boardroom, from the position that directors should bring varied experiences that align with the company's strategic goals. This Resource Center provides practical guidance and tools specifically designed to increase diversity in the boardroom.

Stakeholder Discussions on Diversity

Investor Interest in Diversity-Related Disclosures and Actions Grows Levi Strauss & Co's Diversity Problem- And Plan to Fix It Footlocker's Commitment to Fight Racial Inequality and Injustice PepsiCo's Racial Equality Journey Investor Perspectives on Board Diversity Director Tip Sheet: Discussing Boardroom Diversity with Major Shareholders Initiative to Bring Diversity to Board and CEO Recruitment (NYC Comptroller’s Office)

Building an Inclusive Culture

Board Inclusion Framework The Power of Difference: Building a Culture of Inclusion The Inclusion Imperative for Boards (Deloitte) How Boards Can Avoid Important D&I Pitfalls Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Boardroom Culture

Creating Diverse Board Composition

Increasing the Diversity of Experience, Expertise, and Ideas in the Boardroom Washington State’s New Gender Quota for Boards Reflects Broader Trends Looking Beyond the Matrix for Your Next Director 2020 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters Why the Military Community Belongs in Your Boardroom Foot Locker Champions Diversity and Inclusion Creating an Agile Board for the 21st Century Overcoming Bias in Board Recruitment Gauging the Resistance to Greater Board Diversity Newmont Mining’s Journey to Diversifying its Board Understanding Disability Inclusion Leading Practices of Diverse Candidate Search Policies (UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust) Metrics to Monitor for Evaluating Gender Progress Survive Proxy Season by Prioritizing Board Composition How a Company Incorporated LGBTQ Diversity into its Proxy

Diversity and Management

Four Ways Boards Can Lead on Racial Diversity The Issue of Race in the Boardroom Johnson & Johnson Diversity and Inclusion Policy AIG Diversity & Inclusion Policy Purdue Federal Credit Union Diversity and Inclusion Policy AB InBev Diversity & Inclusion Policy agl Diversity and Inclusion Policy Diversity Demands Trickle Down from Boardroom to Workforce Change Management—Integrating Diverse Points of View Embracing the “Power of Difference” at All Levels of the Company

Videos and Webinars

What Does the Data Say About Diversity and Inclusion in Executive Compensation? Making an Impact on Board Diversity and Inclusion Boardroom of the Future


Director Professionalism® The Future of the Boardroom Master Class Virtual NACD Summit 2020

Racial Justice                                 

Board Oversight of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to Combat Racism Key Questions to Advance Racial Equity in Business Practices Michael Steele on Having Difficult Conversations About Race NYC Comptroller Call on S&P 100 Companies Who Issued Supportive Statements on Racial Equality How Boards Can Help Address Systemic Racism in America How Companies and Leaders Can Join the Fight for Racial Justice (Russell Reynolds)