To effectively support teams with diverse age groups, it’s essential to first recognize our generational differences and biases. How have significant cultural and historical events shaped my generation? How does belonging to a certain generation influence my communication style? How does it affect my leadership approach and decision-making? How have these factors contributed to the organizational culture and my own work experience? This resource is offered in the spirit of increased understanding of how a diversity of lived experiences impacts the workplace.
Organizations across the environmental sector and other industries have been implementing DEI strategies or have recently begun their DEI journeys to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace and incorporate it into their mission and vision. There have been many studies that uncovered why so many organizations believe diversity and inclusion efforts are valuable and worth investing in for their long-term strategy. However, there is much less research on how the strategies are being implemented and how effective they are.This resource is a 3-part series of guided workshops to analyze research and data collected by Green. 2.0 to consider the effectiveness of DEI strategies at environmental NGOs and Foundations. It can be facilitated by a DEI leader for an organization or for the board as a part of the continued learning. DEI Committees could also incorporate it into their work to assess their DEI strategy and find opportunities to increase impact.
This resource includes three sequential exercises to understand and create greater DEI accountability. The exercises can be facilitated by an Executive Director or DEI lead for the full staff or the DEI committee across multiple sessions. Exercises #1 and #2 can also be used as pre-work for Exercise #3.
This resource is a two-part workshop on Inclusive Leadership- why it matters, how it benefits everyone, and the behaviors and traits of inclusive leaders. It can be facilitated by an Executive Director or another senior member of leadership for the full leadership team including all staff in supervisory roles. It can also be completed individually for a personal assessment.
This resource includes a pre-work activity and two exercises to foster a foundational understanding of environmental racism and the impact on the conservation and environmental movement. The exercises can be facilitated by an Executive Director or DEI lead for the full staff or the DEI committee across multiple sessions. It can also be completed individually.
The Sustainability Network has compiled some of the best resources specifically for nonprofits and in some cases specifically for ENGOs. They have not taken a line by line review of […]
An extensive offering of information, resources, and guides with a focus on Canadian nonprofit organizations and fund development professionals to maneuver through COVID-19 and the changing landscape. It includes links […]
Your organization may decide to adopt a policy that mandates your employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Create a clear COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (including providing ways for employees to request accommodations) using this sample policy.
COVID-19 has spotlighted the need for organizations to develop emergency succession plans. This resource provides a roadmap and Emergency ED Succession Plan Template to create a plan for your organization.
As organizations consider phased reopenings of their offices, it is essential to follow local, state, provincial, and federal guidelines and requirements to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, partners, vendors, […]
The Color of Coronavirus: COVID 10: Deaths by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. | APM Research Lab “Data about the race and ethnicity of the deceased is known for […]
If you have been wondering whether it’s a good, or even appropriate, time to talk to your donors about legacy giving, the answer is YES! This brief resource offers advice and tips from TREC’s Fund Development team on building and strengthening your legacy giving program during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
We are operating during unprecedented times and it is difficult to know what the scope and impact from COVID-19 will be. However, your organization can prepare for the unknown impact and changes now and adjust as needed when more is known and revealed. This tutorial walks you through critical steps and scenario planning to take now to prepare for the uncertainty ahead.
In light of COVID-19 developments, many organizations are now in need of new human resource policies and practices to prevent workplace exposure and ensure the health and safety of employees. TREC has developed a sample temporary policy for organizations to use that addresses new practices during this time, such as work-at-home, flexible schedules, and travel.
Positive and collaborative executive director and board relationships are always important, but in times of crisis, they are more than ever. This resource offers suggestions for board members on how to effectively support and maximize their impact with executive directors and organizations during times like COVID-19.