Employee business resource groups
We’ve taken a pioneering and global approach to our diversity strategy through the creation of employee business resource groups (EBRGs).
Driving an inclusive culture and supporting employee career growth
With more than 21,500 members across 10 groups, EBRGs represent diversity within our company and reflect the communities in which we live and serve.
Our EBRGs reflect who we are
For more than 50 years, we've built communities within our company that foster retention, facilitate growth, provide mentorship and strengthen networks. They also make direct contributions to our business strategy with culturally relevant insights that drive our success and improve our decision-making.
elevates our company's culture of inclusion and belonging for all Hispano-Latino employees.
Asia Pacific Association
develops future leaders, builds social community and aims to be a valued business partner by effectively promoting and leveraging Asian diversity.
offers colleagues with disabilities, their caregivers and allies a safe space to connect.
embodies a welcoming, respectful and nurturing community of faith for all employees from all spiritual paths and backgrounds.
League of Employees of African Descent
increases and strengthens the pipeline of leaders of African descent and leverages the collective cultural insights from members to drive innovation.
Native American & Global Indigenous People
builds awareness and appreciation of the culture and contributions of indigenous populations worldwide.
Next Gen Network
connects all generations by building a community where every voice is represented, accelerating business outcomes and developing the leaders of tomorrow.
inspires an inclusive corporate environment and supports a vibrant lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) and allies employee network.
Veterans Leadership Network
fosters mutual respect, understanding and appreciation among colleagues while promoting professional opportunities for veteran employees.
provides a community where women positively engage, work toward gender equality and have opportunities for development.
Stories that inspire our progress
Together, we achieve more when we bring our whole selves to work.
Diversity and inclusion strengthen everything we do
From fostering an inclusive and supportive culture to working with diverse suppliers, diversity and inclusion are integral to helping us better serve patients
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