Citizens Energy Group’s Diversity and Inclusion Team received a premiere national award that recognizes, honors and celebrates the outstanding contributions and achievements of its efforts to promote diversity. The award was presented recently at the Seventh Annual Employee Resource Group (ERG) and Council Honors Awards. Award recipients lead diversity and inclusion efforts at their company and demonstrated results in their workforce and marketplace.
Citizens was a first-time applicant for the award and ranked 13th out of 538 applicants. The award measures organizational impact, talent management, culture of inclusion, senior leadership commitment, measurement and accountability and communication and education.
Included in Citizens’ diversity initiatives are partnerships with local organizations that help implement successful inclusion practices for individuals living with all types of disabilities. Citizens also trains and employs qualified ex-offenders and provides internship opportunities for students at local high schools and universities.