Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups that foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with organizational mission, values, goals, business practices, and objectives. Other benefits include the development of future leaders, increased employee engagement, and expanded marketplace reach.



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Organizational Culture Change

Enbridge: Catalyst Award-Winning Practices

Since launching their Catalyst Award-winning initiative, Enbridge has already exceeded their 2022 goal of 30% women in manager-and-above positions.

Organizational Culture Change

Parexel: Catalyst Award-Winning Practices

Representation of women in senior leadership at Parexel increased across each job band level globally between 2014 and 2021.

Organizational Culture Change

Boston Scientific: Catalyst Award-Winning Practices

Between 2017 and 2020, women in executive leadership roles at global organization Boston Scientific increased from 12.5% to 26.7%

EnERGize Your Workforce


Employee Resource Groups

The Need for Employee Resource Groups (Webinar Recording)

Panelists discuss how to guide leaders and members—at all levels—to plan, launch, grow, and evolve ERGs.

Employee Resource Groups

Propelling Change through DEI Measurements (Webinar Recording)

Experts will give practical advice on measuring representation, address the questions companies should be asking, and point to the leading…

Employee Resource Groups

Canada Roundtable: Allies and ERGs: How to Move Toward Deeper Allyship

Learn how ERGs can leverage allies to drive efforts forward and strengthen a culture of inclusion.

Employee Resource Groups

Catalyst Guide to Employee Resource Groups (Tool)

This comprehensive, Supporter-only toolkit contains all the resources you need to create and launch an ERG at your organization.

Catalyst Award Winner

RBC: Speak Up for Inclusion (Practices)

RBC refreshed their five-year "Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint" with a decentralized organizational model and tone from the top.

Catalyst Award Winner

Barilla: An Italian Family-Owned Company’s Journey to Global Inclusion (Practices)

Barilla took a PR crisis and used their learnings to create a comprehensive, global diversity and inclusion initiative.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): Ask Catalyst Express

Data and resources for building beneficial and effective Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for employees and their organizations.

Employee Resource Groups

Webinar: The Need for Employee Resource Groups

Learn how you can lead diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at your organizations with the support and establishment of ERGs.


Webinar: Propelling Change through DEI Measurements

Join us for a session on building accountability through inclusive tools and actions.


5 Ways Employee Resource Groups Are Helping During Covid-19 (Blog Post)

ERGs are an important way for colleagues to connect and support each other personally and professionally.

Employee Resource Groups

Driving LGBTQ+ Inclusion During the Disruption: The Strategic Advantage of ERGs (Webinar Recording)

Employee Resource Groups

Webinar: Driving LGBTQ+ Inclusion During the Disruption: The Strategic Advantage of ERGs

Learn from leaders from a variety of groups and industries about the ways that ERGs are the vehicle that drives…

Organizational Culture Change

Catalyst Community: Navigating These Uncertain Times, A Global Perspective

Join us to learn more tips on how to continue momentum to advance women during times of disruption.

Catalyst Award Winner

Medtronic: Igniting Women to Lead Through the Medtronic Women’s Network (Practices)

Leveraging their powerful internal women's network, Medtronic is growing the women in their leadership across the organization.

DEI 101

8 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019 (Blog Post)

Catch up over the holidays with our recommendations for podcasts on inclusive leadership, books about women leaders, and more.

Employee Resource Groups

Webinar: ERGS: Driving Toward Inclusion in Corporate Japan

With more than 20 years of experience working with employee resource groups (ERGs) across industries around the globe, Catalyst understands…