VSCPA president signs 'Action for Diversity & Inclusion' pledge
Virginia Society of CPAs president and CEO Stephanie Peters recently signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, joining more than 750 other CEOs who have committed to bolstering diversity and inclusion practices in the workplace.
By signing the pledge, the VSCPA will "cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, and will support VSCPA members and their organizations in doing the same," according to the state society. Signatories of the pledge are also actively sharing diversity best practices and conversations online via the program's website at CEOAction.com.
“’Diversity & Inclusion’ is one of our core organizational values as we strive to foster an environment that respects and reflects a diversity of people, cultures and perspectives,” stated Peters. “The evidence is clear that businesses with diverse talent are far more innovative and achieve greater financial results, and it’s a critical focus for future relevancy of the CPA profession. I’m proud to sign this pledge to showcase the Society’s ongoing commitment and engage our members in this important dialogue.”
For more on the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge, head to the program's site here.