DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Enterprise Organizations Drive DE&I Engagement with New ERG Tools from WeSpire

WeSpire | May 26, 2022

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WeSpire, a frontrunner in employee experience solutions for ESG programs, unveiled its newest employee research group (ERG) management tool. The new solution is an exhaustive offering that deliver a 360-degree view of the workforce to organizations. It enables them to bolster their organizational diversity, equity, and inclusivity quotients.

“With a truly global workforce where over 95% of employees have the option to work remotely, we’ve invested in modernized technology to drive meaningful connections between our employees, effectively rolling out WeSpire’s tools has enabled us to tie the growth of our ERGs - which now serve thousands of Akamai employees - to broader company inclusion, diversity, and employee engagement goals.”

- Khalil Smith, Vice President, Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement at Akamai Technologies

The WeSpire platform’s ERG management tool will enable organizations to:
  • Boost internal communications and respond to employee ideas, feedback, and needs
  • Equip ERG leaders to share resources with teams, promote targeted activities and access a suite of ready-to-launch events and initiatives
  • Discover insights into vital human resource issues and collect HR data for future decision-making

“To attract and retain the high level of talent required to fuel our growth strategy, we needed to accelerate our digital transformation and ensure we’re delivering what today’s employees expect in the workplace, especially from a large company. The power of WeSpire’s software has enabled us to evolve and modernize our CSR strategy by empowering ERG champions to easily run programs and events that improve company culture and employee retention.”
Global healthcare provider, Sanofi, generated impressive value with the engagement tools through its freshly launched ERG initiatives.

- Paula Bulcao, Director, Global Public Affairs, at Eastman, a global specialty chemical company.

“Cultivating an inclusive culture is no longer a nice to have for companies – it’s a requirement, We’re providing companies with the digital tools and resources to reduce the administrative load of managing their groups and communities while meeting employee passions. When ERGs are designed, implemented, and measured effectively and aligned with a company’s mission and values, they can be transformative in driving belonging and enhancing the strategic benefits of diversity in the workplace.”

- Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO, WeSpire.

Spotlight

Most health systems have top notch human resources professionals with experience across the complexities of hospital recruiting, hiring, employee relations, and benefits. But as hospitals move more services to outpatient settings, new HR strategies are needed to support ambulatory ventures. Hospital executives thinking about converting a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) to a stand-alone ambulatory surgery center (ASC) or forming a joint venture ASC with area physicians, need an HR solution matching the speed, efficiency, and specialization that are central to the ASC business model. In many cases, the best solution is an outsourced HR resource.


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