Diversity, equity and inclusion milestones

Our everyday language can make a world of difference in whether a Prime employee or partner feels included or excluded, heard or ignored. By examining how we talk about our DEI efforts and the words we use, we can be honest in our challenges and clear in our objectives moving forward..

2018 – 2019:
Building blocks are in place

  • Formed our D&I Council
  • Established Executive Sponsor role and business area subject matter expert (SME) partnerships
  • Sponsored and participated in our first Pride Festival
  • Participated in our first Diversity Career Fair

2020 – 2022:
Establishing the culture

  • Created Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion role
  • Began offering trainings/education to our employees on DEI-related topics, which has now expanded into learning experiences and courageous conversations among employees
  • Participated in community rebuilding efforts through a paid volunteer day
  • Added Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid company holiday
  • Added D&I-related questions to employee engagement survey
  • Established D&I Alumni Board
  • Launched first Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): Prime Pride and Women + Allies
  • Established the Prime Together Foundation
  • Added domestic partnerships and removed cap for gender reassignment surgery in employee benefits
  • Established diversity recruiting and development organizational goal
  • Scored 100 on Corporate Equality Index
  • Achieved Yellow Ribbon Program certification
  • Launched Prime Together Foundation 501(c)(3), initiating employee nominations and establishing grant distribution process
  • Launched company-wide mentorship program
  • Launched three additional ERGs: Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi & Allies (APIDA), Veterans, Families and Allies Network (VetFAN), and Black Professionals + Allies
  • Took a deeper dive into demographic data, including candidate, workforce, turnover and retention
  • Incorporated DEI-related behavioral requirements into leadership expectations
  • Signed the “CEOs are IN” commitment for disability inclusion
  • Published our first DEI Transparency Report
  • Reviewed and updated internal policies, required trainings and copy style guidelines with inclusive language
  • Created and published gender transition resources for leaders and transitioning employees

2023 & beyond:
Now is the future

  • Scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index
  • Published our second annual DEI Transparency Report
  • Expanded our DEI team by creating a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant role, while also expanding the size of our D&I Council
  • Rolled out company-wide DEI training programming
  • Engaged external speakers and subject-matter experts to share insights with our employees
  • Bolstered our process of acknowledging and honoring heritage months
  • Expanded learning experiences and courageous conversations among employees
  • Launched two new ERGs, Mental Health Alliance and UNIDOS: Latinos & Allies United, bringing our total to seven