At Huron, we are committed to creating and maintaining a work environment that values and fosters diversity. By recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse work force, we will be better able to meet the needs of our clients and to create opportunities for all of us. Our ability to attract and retain exceptional professionals, with diverse backgrounds and life experiences, will help us bring more innovative, creative, and unique ideas and approaches to how we deliver excellent service and solutions to our clients.
Diversity is about more than differences in race, gender, sexual orientation and ethnicity. It’s about inviting an array of ideas, experiences, and perspectives into our company. Our clients are expecting Huron to deliver excellence. We know that excellence is all about bringing the best people together and recognizing that we need a broad range of skills, abilities and experiences to develop and deliver the solutions our clients need.
One aspect of Huron’s mission is … to foster environments that capitalize on ideas, experiences, and perspectives of a diverse community of professionals and to promote a culture of inclusive behaviors. To meet our commitment to ourselves and our clients, Huron has chartered a Diversity & Inclusion Council.
The Diversity & Inclusion Council exists to provide leadership, a framework and resources that support Huron and its clients to realize the benefits of Huron’s diversity and inclusion efforts.
The Council will support several individual iMatter teams. These teams will aim to help Huron identify strategies that enhance diversity, while creating a greater sense of community within the company. Their purpose statement follows.
Huron recognizes the importance of its people and the variety of skills they bring to our workforce to successfully serve our clients. At Huron ... People Matter, therefore Inclusion Matters. Building upon this concept of “Inclusion Matters” (iMatter), Huron Leadership and the Diversity Council will provide support for iMatter teams with the goal of helping Huron identify strategies that enhance diversity, while creating a greater sense of community within the company.
African American - promotes diversity and inclusion at Huron by developing programs, recommendations, and initiatives focused on strengthening the relationship between Huron and its African-American employees.
Cultural Awareness - promotes diversity and inclusion at Huron by building awareness and acceptance of the numerous cultural backgrounds of our employees through various programs.
LGBT - seeks to establish Huron as an inclusive workplace that allows our members to promote the company by attracting, recruiting, and retaining LGBT talent and by bringing colleagues together for networking, mentoring, information sharing, and community outreach.
Women - targets the participation of those who are interested in identifying, understanding, and supporting the firm's initiatives to fully engage the talent of its highly skilled women.
Working Parents - seeks to connect working parents and those interested in parenting topics to share resources and experiences, as well as to support Huron employees trying to balance parenting and a meaningful career.