Creating a diverse and inclusive work culture doesn’t happen overnight. However, some actions can be taken to motivate the coming generations and improve diversity in the long term. Doing so increases the potential that youth will explore the many benefits of joining the construction industry. One way organizations can make efforts to ensure the industry’s… Continue reading.
Posts Tagged: DE&I
Construction Inclusion Week: Day 4
A work environment that fosters respect is not only more inclusive but also helps employees feel valued. BMWC is proud of the culture that has helped shape the company over the last 67 years. The newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Committee comprises leaders within the company that help provide insight into best practices that should… Continue reading.
Construction Inclusion Week: Day 3
What is Supplier Diversity? Supplier diversity is a business practice that refers to the inclusion of businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups in the procurement of goods and services. Why is it important? Supplier diversity is critical to the growth and success of the construction industry, and organizations that embrace supplier diversity do so… Continue reading.
Construction Inclusion Week: Day 2
Inclusion has become a buzzword in recent years, but what exactly does Inclusion mean? Inclusion is a feeling of belonging. An inclusive workplace exists when employees are valued, respected, accepted and encouraged to fully participate in their organization. People who feel included perform better and have fewer accidents, creating a more productive and safer workplace… Continue reading.
Construction Inclusion Week: Day 1
Construction Inclusion Week is the first effort to harness the collective power of general contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. Our objective is to build awareness of the need to improve diversity and inclusion in the construction industry by providing content and resources. We recognize and understand that each of our firms may be at… Continue reading.