Leadership Communications

Six-Point Commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion

1 | Converse

We support learning and open dialogue through programming, events and mandatory training for managers and employees on issues such as unconscious bias, microaggressions and cross-cultural communications.

2 | Diversify

We work to increase the presence of African-American and other professionals of color at all levels of our firm.

3 | Engage

We engage as a resource and advocate to underserved communities, putting our resources to work – financial contributions, employee volunteering, mentoring and in-kind services .

4 | Align

We align with organizations that advance diversity in our industry, including the Chicago Urban League, Chicago United and Financial Services Pipeline

5 | Champion

We continuously diversify our suppliers and vendors and champion organizations and initiatives driving positive change such as the Chicago United Five Forward.

6 | Participate

We develop diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives specific to our asset classes and investment sectors and support industry platforms and initiatives.

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