The NDC Index assesses 6 major areas of diversity and inclusion:
- Workforce Profile
- CEO Engagement
- Policies and Initiatives
- Supplier Diversity
- Community Outreach
- Corporate Social Responsibility
To participate in the NDC Index, you must first register. You should expect to receive a web-based questionnaire to fill out. The NDC Index is designed for:
- Any U.S. company, publicly or privately held, with a minimum of 500 employees.
- Any Fortune 1000 and multinational companies with subsidiaries in the U.S
There are no fees are associated with participation in the NDC Index.
Companies that participate in the NDC Index will individually be rated on a scale of 0 to 100 per assessment area.
Each company will receive a free scorecard detailing the overall assessment results, and the performance breakdown according to the six diversity and inclusion areas of the NDC Index.
The National Diversity Council will communicate the findings to all survey participants.
Each company that participates in the 2018 NDC Index will have the option to publish their results and/or to use their results privately to develop their diversity and inclusion strategy.