Bloomberg Law

Iveliz Crespo, Reed Smith's Global Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, recently published an article for Bloomberg Law on inclusion in the age of Covid-19, touching on three strategies that business leaders should consider to ensure organizations remain inclusive during the pandemic.

Authors: Iveliz R. Crespo

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In an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19, companies around the globe have closed their office doors, leaving many employees without work. For those offered the privilege of working remotely, fear and uncertainty remain.

Undoubtedly, this pandemic will challenge organizations’ current approaches to employee management and overall company culture. As Covid-19 continues to spread—along with virus-induced closures, damaged global markets, and prolonged social isolation—it is more important now than ever that organizations and their leaders continue to foster inclusivity.

This is new terrain for all involved. Whether it's a public or private company, nonprofit, or university, major organizations can be models for how other entities should, or should not, respond to the crisis. Here are three intentional strategies that business leaders should consider to ensure organizations remain inclusive during the pandemic. 

To read the full article, please download the PDF below.