PIM’s DE&I Resource – Go Above & Beyond


These are additional Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) actions you can incorporate at your organization. These additional actions can be started now or can be started later as a way to maintain accreditation requirements.

  • After you have written a complaint process and a complaint escalation process…
    • All current and new employees must be informed on where/how to submit complaints. Create a process for them to know and use.
    • Employees must be free to submit complaints without fear of retribution. Create a process or plan for employees to know and feel this.
  • After you create an affirmative action plan to recruit diverse applicants, do you see you employee diversity changing?
  • After reviewing the results of the internal audit of measures of equity, what can you do to bridge the
  • After evaluating your supply chains, find ways to partner with more minority-owned businesses that
    are invested in diversity, equity & inclusion.
  • After you evaluate, actively maintain and update your Job Postings. Thoroughly review/vet each
    position’s minimum requirements and broaden recruitment platforms used.
  • Create a mentoring program.
  • Expand diversity in your supply chain.
  • Have all employees complete and pass DE&I training with courses titled (or similar titles)…
    • Bystander Intervention
    • Creating a Positive Work Environment
    • Cultural Competency & Humility
    • Workplace Diversity, Inclusion & Sensitivity
    • Anti-harassment
  • Create an Affirmative Action plan. Click here for tip on completing this.
  • Recruit and mentor another organization to start this program. Or mentor an organization already in the program that might need a little help.

Or create and propose your own action plans/goals and presents it to Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) Diversity Coalition for review and approval.

If you have more ideas you would like to share, please email Kristin Pilling-Davis & Sadie Johnson at diversity@pimw.org. We are always looking for more ideas.

Sadie Hagen
Author: Sadie Hagen