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Commission on Economic Inclusion

The Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, is focused on creating positive, measurable outcomes leading to:
  • Increases in board, senior management, workforce and supplier diversity among the more than 100 Northeast Ohio employers who are members of the Commission;

  • Increases in the total revenue, value, size, and number of employees for minority-owned businesses in our region and throughout the State of Ohio. Read more about the Commission’s member benefits and minority business resources.

Register now for the Commission's annual conference

SaSandy photo_cropped_web.jpgndy Harris, vice president, corporate diversity strategy and internal relations at Sodexo, will be the keynote speaker at the Commission on Economic Inclusion’s seventh annual conference on Wednesday, August 5, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Corporate College East. The theme is "Aligning Inclusion with Business and Talent Outcomes."

Sodexo has ranked in the top five of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity for the past six years.

Who should attend:

  • Diversity and inclusion practitioners
  • Senior human resource managers
  • Supplier diversity managers
  • Procurement managers
Click here for the agenda and more information.

Click here to register.

Our members - Join us!

Click here for the list of the more than 100 Northeast Ohio employers that belong to the Commission on Economic Inclusion. To learn more about Commission membership, please email us  or call 216.592.2213.

Read about our accomplishments

Click here to read or download the 2014 Commission Annual Report that includes:

Commission news and events

Click to read or download the latest issue of our newsletter, "The Commission Connection." Stories include:
  • Pace-setting Commission members honored at GCP Annual Meeting: Achievements in diversity highlighted

  • GCP, Commission oppose HB 180 and SB 152: Legislation eliminates ability to ensure construction projects benefit local workforce

  • Cultural competence leadership challenge: When your expertise gets in the way