TechnoServe Signs Racial and Ethnic Equity Pledge
TechnoServe is pleased to join the Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED), made up of more than 80 development organizations publicly committing to creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environments.
TechnoServe is pleased to join the Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED). Represented by our CEO, Will Warshauer, TechnoServe signed the Pledge for Racial & Ethnic Equity (REE). TechnoServe is joining more than 80 not-for-profit and for-profit development organizations publicly committing to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environments.
“As TechnoServe is committed to serving and helping our clients overseas, so are we committed to a workforce that is diverse,
equitable and reflective of our culture and our values. We know that we are stronger and better as an organization when we are composed of people with differing perspectives, backgrounds and life experiences. We are proud to partner with CREED to further strengthen TechnoServe, and as we embark on an ambitious new growth strategy, we know that promoting diversity will help us succeed” said Will Warshauer, President & CEO of TechnoServe.
By signing the Racial & Ethnic Equity pledge, TechnoServe reaffirms its dedication to:
- Strengthening its commitments and accountability for racial & ethnic equity within its policies, systems, and culture;
- creating practical and quantifiable standards for advancing racial & ethnic equity; and
- working to instill racial and ethnic equity as a core principle in the development sector.
“In order to be effective and create meaningful shifts, CREED’s REE Pledge is taking a focused view to build equity by concentrating on strengthening racial and ethnic equity within United States-based organizations,” said Indira Kaur Ahluwalia, Founder/Chair of CREED and CEO of KAUR Strategies. “CREED welcomes TechnoServe to a learning community of like-minded organizations committed to integrating REE into how we work.”
The Coalition for Racial & Ethnic Equity in Development (CREED) is a collective of international development and humanitarian assistance organizations based in the United States committed to building racial and ethnic equity (REE). We pledge to advance racial and ethnic diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging within our own organizations ’ policies, systems and culture in keeping with attainable and measurable goals; and work to instill REE in international development.
Founded in 1968, TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty for good. A non-profit organization working in 30 countries, we work with people to build a better future through regenerative farms, businesses, and markets that increase incomes. Our vision is a sustainable world where all people in low-income communities have the opportunity to prosper.
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