At DuPont, we understand that we can only truly fulfill our purpose with the full commitment, participation, creativity, energy, and cooperative spirit of a diverse workforce.
Diversity and inclusion are central to our high-performing culture. Right now, from senior executives to early careers, we’re working to improve representation. We’re measuring our progress to see what’s working and what could be better. And we’re building practices and support systems like our Employee Resource Groups to address the needs of different people and help us all have the skills to foster inclusion.
“DuPont is driven by innovation. And innovation is created through ideas. The more perspectives you have around the table, the more ideas you generate.”
Darrell Ford, Chief Human Resources Officer Wilmington, DE
Diversity & Inclusion Achievements
Our passion for cultivating an engaging and inclusive company culture has earned international recognition throughout our business.
Since the 1980s, our employee-led Employee Resource Groups have supported cultural affinities, helping us respect and embrace our differences and similarities.
Our Employee Resource Groups have helped cultivate a culture of acceptance where our employees feel not only accepted, but celebrated, at every level. Each group is actively sponsored by senior leadership, helping model and promote inclusive values and behaviors.
At DuPont, we know that small and diverse suppliers are critical to our ability to win in the marketplace, due to their increased levels of agility, flexibility, and innovation. Spend with diverse companies in the following categories are recognized as part of the Supplier Diversity Program:
Advocates for developing Black employees to be leaders within the organizations and be consistently prepared to meet future business challenges.
DPAG is a network of Asian employees that promotes an inclusive and empowered environment by increasing awareness of Asian cultures and perspectives to support DuPont’s global business growth.
The Pride Network is DuPont’s network for LGBTQ employees and their allies. Its purpose is to foster an inclusive workplace environment and create a sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ employees worldwide.
The DuPont Latin Network is an alliance of Latins and diverse comrades, united to drive an empowered workforce through diversity and inclusion furthermore enhancing our community and the company's competitive position.
The DuPont Women’s Network is an ERG working globally to cultivate world-class female leadership, catalyze culture change, foster gender parity and drive inclusive leadership to enhance DuPont’s performance. We strive to ‘Attract – Retain – Advance’ women.
The DuPont Veterans Network’s mission is to foster professional development, give back to our communities through volunteerism and support of Veteran causes, and support the recruitment of Veterans while assisting in the transition from military to civilian life.
Advancing diversity and inclusion by fostering social and professional interaction among emerging talent across the company. DECN strives to assist with talent development, networking and professional development opportunities.
We are a global ability network supporting employees with disabilities and allies through resources, education, networking and outreach to optimize abilities and contributions while minimizing challenges and barriers.
Our people create opportunities to connect and learn in ways that go beyond the projects we're working on.
From Martin Luther King Day to International Day of People with Disabilities, our ERGs host and support events year-round that bring employees together to celebrate and support one another.
The DuPont Employees with Disabilities and Allies raise awareness for International Day of People with Disabilities
Members and supporters of our Black Employee Network celebrating Martin Luther King Day.
Members and supporters of our Hispanic Network volunteering for disaster relief efforts.
“DuPont provided a platform for me to talk about LGBTQ+ professionals and barriers, as currently I lead all the D&I ERG efforts regarding this community.”
Matheus Rodrigues Barbosa Latin America Tyvek® Marketing, Safety & Construction LGBTQ+ employee and PRIDE ERG Member
Partnerships & Alliances
By developing strong partnerships with people and programs that share similar values, we’re able to provide our employees with meaningful resources and development opportunities.
Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and industry-leading companies to build workplaces that work for women.
Conference for Women has a mission to promote, communicate, and amplify the influence of women in the workplace and beyond.
Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide.
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer workplace equality.