The NDC Index is a measurement of organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion among companies in the U.S. The index rates companies on CEO engagement as well as corporate initiatives, policies, and programs in support of inclusion.
The NDC Index recognizes companies with a 100 score as the Best Companies in the U.S.
It focuses on six major areas:
- Workforce Profile
- CEO Engagement
- Policies and Initiatives
- Supplier Diversity
- Community Outreach
- Corporate Social Responsibility
To participate in the NDC Index, you must first register, and our NDC staff will send you via e-mail a web-based questionnaire. 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 100per 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 2017 NDC Index will have the option to publish their results and/or to use their results privately to develop their diversity and inclusion strategy.
About the National Diversity Council
The index is introduced by the National Diversity Council. The mission of the National Diversity Council (NDC) is to be both a resource and an advocate for the value of diversity and inclusion. The NDC serves as the umbrella organization to support statewide and regional affiliates, which foster an understanding of diversity and inclusion as a dynamic strategy for business success and community well-being.