Best DEI Initiative
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion at Polen Capital
The Best DEI Initiative of the Year award recognizes asset managers that have done an exceptional job promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion across their businesses.
Polen Capital focuses on driving representation for people of underrepresented backgrounds within the asset management industry. We are committed to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusivity, and this commitment drives our recruiting, employee engagement and retention, and career development initiatives. Polen Capital’s DEI initiatives have had a significant positive and measurable impact within the firm, our communities, and the broader investment industry. Polen’s programs help provide equal opportunity to job applicants through our job descriptions; we encourage diversity through DEI goals for each Operating Committee member and provide funding for key initiatives through our Diversity Donor Advised Fund.
We know that the work does not stop here, and we will continuously strive to seek diversity of thought and encourage inclusion through collaboration, recognizing that world-class results are achieved together.
Best DEI Initiative (Awarded on 06-15-2023)
This award will recognize asset managers that have done an exceptional job in promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion across their businesses. This can include programs run internally to promote DEI across the fund complex, work within local communities and/or asset management products related to these attributes. To make its award determinations, With Intelligence relies on the judgment of a panel of allocators, ETF strategists, independent directors, and consultants. There is no cost to participate. With Intelligence is compensated by Polen Capital for advertising and licensing fees.
About the Awards
The With Intelligence Mutual Fund and ETF Awards 2023 recognize and reward the top business leaders, creative minds, product development professionals, innovators and fund performers over the past 12 months in an increasingly competitive sector. The rigorous judging process, based on the views of a panel of leading allocators, ETF strategists, independent directors and consultants, ensures these awards stand out from the crowd as the ones the big players and boutiques really want to win.
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