Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Digital River, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is a central component of our core company values as we encourage everyone to be YOUnique. We aim to live our new company values and imbed Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into every aspect of our organizational culture.
To create a diverse workplace where everyone feels included and enables us to better achieve our purpose and goals as a global organization.
To develop, promote and foster a diverse and inclusive environment at Digital River.
Build a company culture where all employees feel a sense of belonging that enables them to feel valued, respected, and engaged.
Recruit, retain and develop a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
Why is Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Important to Digital River?
“We want to create an environment where difference is valued, and uniqueness is embraced so that each employee, both existing and future, feel a sense of belonging to BE YOUnique at Digital River.”
Sarah O’Donnell, DEI Officer (Irish)
DEI Council Founder
“Diversity and Inclusion have become a personal journey for me. I always wanted to be part of an organization where people like me, a Latino in Minnesota, feel they belong. Digital River has allowed me to become a leader by sharing my passion for DEI. As a result, I can be myself at all levels within the organization.”
AJ Nunez, DEI Council Founder (Latino)
DEI Employee Council
At Digital River, we have a global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Employee Council, whose charter is to Engage, Enable and Empower our workforce to celebrate the diversity of thoughts, skills, and experience that each of us bring. It is an employee-driven initiative focused on the creation of inclusive programs across a variety of demographics.
Our Employee Council includes representation from locations such as Taiwan, Japan, Germany, UK, Ireland, Brazil and USA. The Council embraces the diverse perspectives of all employees, at all levels of the organization and provides the opportunity for those involved, to share their lived experience, engage cross-functionally and cross-location, to grow as leaders and drive business outcomes. Their focus is to build inclusive programs across the organization.
DEI Leadership Advisory Council
We have introduced a global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Advisory Council whose charter is to Advise, Advocate and Advertise the successes and progress of the DEI journey at Digital River. The DEI Leadership Advisory Council will help to ensure ongoing alignment of DEI strategy with organizational goals, and leadership input & insights into the design & development of DEI programs.
We are committed to developing a strategy that provides the clarity of where we want to go and what we want to achieve as a company. Our strategic roadmap is designed to create long-lasting and meaningful change, at regular intervals, through a series of incremental milestones, adding value to the organization at every step in the journey.
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to drive measurable action and meaningful change in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
We are proud to stand with nearly 2,000 CEOs of the world’s largest companies and organizations and by pledging to #CEOAction we will:
- Continue to make our workplaces trusting places to have complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion
- Implement and expand unconscious bias education
- Share best—and unsuccessful—practices
- Create and share strategic inclusion and diversity plans with our board of directors
Learn more at CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion