Wyndham Destinations Recognized with Two National Workplace Inclusion Awards
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations, was just presented with two national workplace inclusion honors from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce partnered with the National Business Inclusion Consortium named Wyndham as a Best-of-the-Best Corporation for Inclusion. The company also received a perfect score on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmark survey and report administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation that breaks down corporate policies and practices in regards to LGBTQ workplace equality.
Wyndham Destinations Chief Human Resource Officer Kimberly Marshall shared her thoughts on these awards:
“As the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, Wyndham Destinations serves four million members and owner families every year by providing great vacations to customers around the world. We recognize that diversity of thought, culture and expertise positively fuels the guest experiences we deliver and strengthens the collaborative operation of our workforce. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse environment enabling our global team of more than 24,000 associates to realize their full potential.”
Wyndham Destinations’ inclusion and diversity strategies include:
- A recruitment program that pulls in talented employees from a number of backgrounds including women, people of color, those with disabilities, veterans, and mature job seekers.
- Diversity and inclusion principles that are deeply integrated into the company’s training and development curriculum.
- A number of Employee Resource Groups for people of different backgrounds which provide opportunities for employees to connect with and grow their network with colleagues in different departments.
- Commitment to increase the company’s number of minority vendors and suppliers through a global supplier diversity program.
Wyndham Destinations’ commitment to diversity and inclusion in their workplaces has also led to other substantial recognitions like Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and Diversityinc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity.
To learn more about Wyndham resorts, their careers, and their many recognitions as a company, please visit their official website.