Build a Culture Where Everyone Belongs
Give your employees the skills they need to foster an inclusive culture.
What is an Inclusive Culture?

In an inclusive culture, people from all backgrounds are respected, valued, and able to do their best work. Your culture is shaped every day by the people in your organization — the decisions they make, the language they use, and the ways they collaborate and interact.

Paradigm’s Inclusive Culture framework considers how all employees can play a role in fostering inclusion Our proprietary, four-part framework focuses on:

Objectivity: Making more consistent, equitable decisions

Belonging: Creating a culture where everyone can bring their authentic, full selves to work

Voice: Ensuring colleague’s voices are heard, valued, and respected

Growth: Fostering an environment of learning and growth

The Benefits of an Inclusive Culture

Why is it important to build an inclusive culture? Watch this video from our learning platform, Paradigm Reach, to learn more.

Inclusive Culture Education Tailored To Your Organization

Give everyone in your organization a shared foundation for fostering inclusion with proven training. We know what really drives change, and we designed an approach that both raises awareness and motivates people to use strategies to foster inclusive environments where everyone can belong and do their best work.

Our Inclusive Culture training options — all built around our four-part framework — include:

Expert-Led Group Training

Our world’s leading DEI experts can facilitate live, interactive discussions on inclusive culture and help people take action. Options include a single workshop, multi-workshop learning journeys, and training built specifically for leadership teams.

Online Training

With Paradigm Reach, you can deliver a five-part Inclusive Culture course, as well as microlearnings on topics like microaggressions, cross-cultural communications, and remote/hybrid inclusion.

Resources That Translate Learning to Action

We have checklists that help people incorporate objectivity in their decisions, promote cultures of belonging and voice, and foster growth mindset environments, as well as a DEI glossary, a guide to inclusive language, and reading lists that help people learn more about different communities.

Our expert DEI consultants will advise you on the best approach for your organization, and support you with implementation every step of the way.


How Our Training Drives Impact

After a Paradigm Inclusive Culture training, there is a 96% of people said it’s important to ensure the organization is inclusive of people from all backgrounds and identities, and there was a 108% increase in learners' understanding of strategies they can use to foster inclusion. Our training will help your employees:


the individual and organizational benefits of inclusion

The Role

they play in creating an inclusive culture


in specific behaviors to manage unconscious bias, foster belonging, and contribute to a culture where everyone has a voice

See How Other Top Companies Leverage Paradigm’s Training & World Class Experts

“With Paradigm’s help, we have seen a huge cultural shift, and data prove the programs, processes, and frameworks we’re putting in place are moving the needle.”

The New York Times

About Paradigm

Our team of award-winning DEI experts work together to help our clients build stronger, more inclusive organizations.

Here’s a sample of our results:

1000 +

companies helped with DEI initiatives

19 pt

increase in employees’ confidence in DEI initiatives

20 %

increase in leaders from underrepresented backgrounds

Frequently Asked Questions
Why are inclusive cultures important?
Inclusive cultures are effective cultures. They unlock the power of diversity, drive innovation, and empower everyone to do their best work. They also lead to more transparent, fair processes related to assigning work, giving and receiving feedback, promotions, compensation, and more.
How do you create an inclusive culture?
Through our research and work with more than 1,000 organizations, we have found that inclusive cultures are unique in a few key ways. Equip people to use clear, consistent criteria to make decisions. Enable people from all backgrounds to feel like they belong and are valued. Ensure that people from all backgrounds have a voice and feel like their perspectives are heard, valued, and respected. Create opportunities for all employees to grow. While these practices foster a more inclusive culture for everyone on a team, they’re especially impactful for employees from underrepresented groups.
What are the pillars of an inclusive culture?
The four pillars of inclusive leadership are Objectivity: Making more consistent, equitable decisions, Belonging: Creating a culture where everyone can bring their authentic, full selves to work, Voice: Ensuring people’s voices are heard, valued, and respected, and Growth: Creating an environment of learning and growth
What’s the difference between inclusion and diversity?
Diversity is the variety of visible, invisible, inherited, attained, or chosen characteristics within a group. Inclusion is the result of an active effort to create the best environment for everyone, where they feel like they belong, and can do their best work — it’s key to unlocking the power of diversity.

Ready to chat with one of our DEI experts and make an impact?