Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) Resource Center

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) 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 Perspectives on Board Diversity Director Tip Sheet: Discussing Boardroom Diversity with Major Shareholders

Building an Inclusive Culture

Winning DE&I Practices: Lessons from the 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Awards The Power of Difference: Building a Culture of Inclusion The Inclusion Imperative for Boards (Deloitte) How Boards Can Avoid Important D&I Pitfalls

Creating Diverse Board Composition

When It Comes to Board Diversity, Regulation Helps But Is No ‘Silver Bullet’ How Gender Diversity May Impact These Four Boardroom Discussions Board's Guide to Trust: Representation Overview of Major Board Diversity Requirements NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report: 2020 Update of the Diverse Board Moving From Interest to Action Dispel the Myth of ‘Fit’: Improve Diversity on Your Board Gauging the Resistance to Greater Board Diversity Newmont Mining’s Journey to Diversifying its Board Leading Practices of Diverse Candidate Search Policies (UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust) Metrics to Monitor for Evaluating Gender Progress How a Company Incorporated LGBTQ Diversity into its Proxy

Diversity and Management

2023 NACD Board Trends and Priorities Survey: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Cracking the Code to Real Progress in Sustainable Pay and Career Equity The Current State of Boardroom Inclusion 2020 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Survey (Pearl Meyer) NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report: 2020 Update of the Diverse Board Moving From Interest to Action 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

NACD Future Fluency Podcast 2021 NACD DE&I Award Winners


NACD Summit Director Professionalism®

Racial Justice

The Myth of the Model Minority and Why It Hurts DE&I The Racial Equity Imperative: The Need for Business to Take Bold Action Now (Deloitte) Board Oversight of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to Combat Racism Key Questions to Advance Racial Equity in Business Practices How Boards Can Help Address Systemic Racism in America

Diversity & Inclusion Disclosures

Board Diversity Action Expands to Courtrooms, Regulators, and Investors Data Show Boards Are Taking Steps On Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion SEC Approves New Nasdaq Rule on Board Diversity Disclosures Why, What, and How to Communicate around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Microsoft Global Diversity & Inclusion Report