Why DEIB is part of sustainability

A Q&A with United Nations FCU about how sustainability and diversity efforts are both key factors of the credit union’s strategy

Carlene Alexander, VP/DEIB & global diversity officer at United Nations Federal Credit Union, is responsible for using a DEIB lens to develop and implement its workforce, workplace and marketplace initiatives. The $8.9 billion New York City-based financial cooperative aligns its corporate social responsibility with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. UNFCU recently achieved several significant wins in sustainability, including the launch of a Supplier Diversity program.

We recently caught up with Carlene Alexander, who spoke about why diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging stands front and center in UNFCU’s sustainability push.

Q: How does UNFCU define sustainability?

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