DEI: Putting the “Real” in Corporate Real Estate Thursday, 3 November 2022 from 9:00 AM – 9:40 AM

W-183 C (Level 1)
Session Type
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According to McKinsey, the companies with the most diversity in their executive ranks outperformed the least diverse by 36%. Companies with women in at least 30% of executive roles outperform the least gender-diverse companies by 48%. The results are clear: DEI pays dividends. Yet, there is more to it than hiring or meeting ADA guidelines. It's about making people feel a sense of belonging from the moment they set foot on your property. In this session, we will have an open discussion about how corporate real estate leaders can infuse DEI into workplace strategy, what role buildings play in the employee experience, and best practices to maximize return on investment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Discover Real Estate's role in fostering inclusion.

  • Learn about the economics of DEI.

  • Identify best practices for designing inclusion into building operations.


Portrait photo of Charity Chandler Charity Chandler
Director, DE&I Experience, Sodexo
Portrait photo of Kimberly Ramirez Kimberly Ramirez
Operations Lead, Central, Chevron
Portrait photo of Carol Thomas Carol Thomas
Director of Employee Experience, Sodexo

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Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Facilities Management, Workplace Culture

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