Medtronic CHRO Carol Surface explains shares how Medtronic has extended its impact on inclusion, diversity & equity within society and lessons learned along the way


Medtronic works to amplify impact of inclusion, diversity, equity focus

Medtronic works to amplify impact of inclusion, diversity, equity focus

 May 18, 2021

Medtronic has taken the conversation of inclusion, diversity and equity a step further — through action. In a year of significant of change, Medtronic CHRO Carol Surface shares with Human Resource Executive how Medtronic has extended its impact on ID&E within society and the lessons learned along the way.

“I would say 2020 woke us up to say, ‘We have a responsibility, grounded in our purpose statement, to amplify our impact outside of Medtronic and make a more visible and sustainable commitment to rooting out systemic inequities in society,’" explains Carol.

Carol personally co-led Medtronic's COVID-19 response and how the company supported employees, which is now evolving into developing the future of work. Through this lens, Carol describes Medtronic's shift to remote working and how the company preserved its culture during the upheaval of the pandemic. She also touches upon Medtronic's achievement of 100% gender pay equity and 99% for ethnically diverse employees in the U.S. 

"If employees are at the center of all of your actions and you focus on their health and wellbeing and that of their families, you’ll be in the best position to support the needs of your business," she adds.

Read the full article featuring Medtronic CHRO, Carol Surface.


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