Inclusive Communications

In today’s work environments, it is vital that employees, teams, and leaders engage in effective (and often uncomfortable) conversations to work across differences, understand one another’s unique experiences and perspectives, and disrupt bias. There are no simple solutions, but you can learn skills and strategies to communicate inclusively. Learn more with Catalyst tools and resources.



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Catalyst Breaks it Down: Crafting Internal DEI Messaging (Video)

In this episode of Breaking it Down with Catalyst, DEI experts delve into the art of crafting effective DEI communication strategies.

Six Actions to Create Genuine DEI Policies (Report)

Want to recruit and retain the most talented employees? Then your commitment to DEI must be genuine, not performative.

Catalyst Breaks it Down: The Business Case vs. The Fairness Case (Video)

In this episode of Breaking it Down with Catalyst, DEI experts dissect the age-old debate between the “business case” and the “fairness case” for diversity initiatives.

Inclusive Communication Cross-Company Workshop

Gain a clear understanding of what it means to contribute to inclusive culture, and how to apply skills learns to your work setting.

Catalyst Breaks It Down: Why DEI Messaging Matters Now (Video)

In this inaugural episode of Breaking it Down with Catalyst, we dive into the importance of diversity messaging in today’s corporate landscape.

Inclusive Leadership

What’s Really Causing the DEI Backlash — And How to Fix It

Why do some people misunderstand diversity, equity, and inclusion and falsely assert that it leads to discrimination, exclusion, and indoctrination?

Virtual Roundtable: Mental Health at Work: From Awareness to Acceptance

Join this roundtable for an engaging discussion focused on the concrete steps companies can take to move from awareness to acceptance in supporting employee mental health.

Organizational Culture Change

Essity's Courageous Conversations Initiative (Practices)

By cultivating facilitators from within their organization, Essity has been able to have courageous conversations around many dimensions of diversity.


Video: Beyond Allyship, Stories of Impact From MARC Alums

Catalyst's Julie Nugent with Karl Preissner of P&G and Gavin Kimmel of Chevron at the Catalyst Awards.

Inclusive Leadership

Be Inclusive Every Day (Infographic)

Start being more inclusive with these easy, practical, intentional actions.


Flip the Script: Gender Stereotypes in the Workplace-Men

Stop using common words and phrases that undermine men's ability to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

Frontline Employees Initiative

Beyond Troubleshooting: Conversation Skills for Frontline Managers

With the right training, frontline managers can create a  positive workplace by creating a safe space for dialogue.

DEI 101

Effective DEI Messaging: Understanding Employee Perspectives (Infographic)

Learn what employees want companies to emphasize when talking about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Frontline Employees Initiative

3 Ways Frontline Managers Can Improve Workplace Culture

This mini-guide is essential for anyone looking to elevate their frontline team's performance and drive sustainable growth.

Inclusive Communications

How to Get DEI Buy-In: 5 Actions Leaders Should Take

DEI leaders shared their tips on how to talk about diversity and get buy-in from your employees.

DEI Messaging

4-Step DEI Messaging Framework for HR and DEI Leaders

How to talk about your company's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Inclusive Communications

33 Ways to Address the Backlash Against Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Catalyst resources show you how to do DEI right—because DEI done right works.

Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Race & Ethnicity in the Workplace: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Use words that create inclusive environments where people feel both that they are valued and that they belong.


Sexual Orientation in the Workplace: Flip the Script (Infographic)

Stop using these common words and focus on performance and outcomes instead.

Gender Bias

Flip the Script: Gender Stereotypes in the Workplace – Women (Infographic)

Stop using these common words, which harm women's advancement opportunities, and focus on performance and outcomes instead.