Diversity and Inclusion
At Digital River, Diversity & Inclusion 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 & Inclusion into every aspect of our organizational culture.
Vision Statement and Strategic Goals
To create a diverse workplace where everyone feels engaged, valued and included, that reflects the global nature of our customers, and enables us to better achieve our purpose and goals as a global organization.
Build a company culture where all employees feel a “sense of belonging” that enables them to feel valued, respected, engaged, and reach their full potential.
Increase our global customer base and recruit and retain a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.
Engage with the communities in which we operate in ways that respect and add value to those communities.
Why is Diversity & Inclusion
Important to Digital River?
Diversity & Inclusion Officer
“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, Diversity & Inclusion Officer (Irish)
Diversity & Inclusion 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 D&I. As a result, I can be myself at all levels within the organization.”
AJ Nunez, Diversity & Inclusion Council Founder (Latino)
Diversity & Inclusion Council
At Digital River, we have a global Diversity & Inclusion 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 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 centered on:
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