Diversity and inclusion touches all of us every day. As an organization, we know a focus on D&I has the power to increase productivity, customer service, innovation and even wellness. So, we’re doubling down on our efforts. Why? Because the immeasurable talents and personalities within our walls strengthen us as a whole. We welcome to our workforce skilled teammates of all ages, abilities, military statuses, religion, sexual orientations and more. And internally, our Employee Resource Groups ensure teammates have a share in opportunities available to them, as well as an outlet to define and tackle workplace challenges so we may collaborate toward positive, integrative solutions.
We’re out in our communities, too. Our teammates attend local cultural networking breakfasts and self-educate at D&I conferences. They volunteer at STEM-related school events, assist in sponsorship of Nebraska's annual Latino Youth Summit and provide local Chamber/civic support. And, they’re helping improve our customer communities by giving back their time to those in need by using their skills grown throughout their careers here. At the end of the day, that makes us feel pretty darn good.
In 2017, we received the Diversity and Inclusion Award from the Centro Hispano Comunitario de Nebraska for strides made within and outside of the organization.