Diversity and Inclusion: The Power of Different
With more than 30,000 members in 142 countries, YPO is a collective of different cultures, generations and life experiences. It is this rich community of people and perspectives that separates us from other organizations. Our vision is clear: to be the most diverse and inclusive leadership organization, positively impacting D+I in businesses and communities across the globe.
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Lessons In Leadership: What 3 YPO Members Learned From Their Transgender Children
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Partnerships and Alliances
The reach and connectivity you gain from YPO includes access and learning with organizations across the globe, including unique shared learning experiences, exclusive business and personal content and proprietary insights through strategic relationships.
Connecting exceptional diverse candidates with global board opportunities. YPO members are encouraged to join as candidates with a YPO endorsement, recommend others from their network and discover diverse directors to enhance their boards and propel their businesses success.
A leader in economic systems change, the B Lab Global Network creates standards, policies, and tools for business, and certifies companies — known as B Corps — who are leading the way. Its core initiative, the B Corp Certification, is a certification of for-profit companies that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.
HeForShe | UNWomen
YPO and the United Nations Women HeForShe initiative are partnering to develop and foster a community of global chief executive allies to positively impact gender equality. YPO and HeForShe will create co-branded virtual learning programs and discussion tools for YPO members to explore the impact of gender roles and the importance of addressing gender equality. YPO and UN Women local offices will also connect for further collaboration and allyship opportunities.
Stanford University’s VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab
YPO values its corporate membership with the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, which generates foundational research to advance women’s leadership by diagnosing barriers, developing and evaluating interventions to get beyond barriers, and disseminates research-based solutions by bridging the gap between research and practice.