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HARNESS THE POWER OF DIFFERENCE TO

CREATE BUSINESS IMPACT

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Ivy Planning Group approaches diversity and inclusion first as a business imperative. When our clients focus on how to harness and then unleash the power of difference, their businesses, their teams, and their bottom lines improve — every time.

 

We meet your organization wherever you are in your diversity and inclusion journey. Then we push you farther than you ever thought you could go. Whether you’re just beginning, at an impasse, in a crisis, or trending on a wave of success, Ivy creates customized and flexible solutions that take your business to the next level.

CAPABILITIES

Ivy Planning Group is a diversity and inclusion pioneer. We provide award-winning training and facilitation, future-oriented management consulting, and data-backed solutions that have been field-tested and refined over 30 years serving public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.

NEXTGEN CDO INSTITUTE

The NEXTGEN Chief Diversity Officer Executive Leadership Institute is a groundbreaking, six-month development experience created for DEI leaders. This program builds critical business competencies DEI leaders need to create sustainable business success.

CLIENTS

We work in partnership with our clients, who span an array of vertical markets from retail to media, healthcare, and global construction. How? We can work across so many fields because we customize our solutions to each client’s industry, culture, and business goals.  

 

TESTIMONIALS

“I met Gary and Janet of the Ivy Planning Group when we were searching for a strong and progressive partner to support our diversity and inclusion efforts at MWV.

 

The Ivy Planning Group’s impressive reputation, excellent track record, client list, business approach and very apparent expertise were quite appealing. Their points of view on diversity were aligned with ours, with a clear focus on value and the success of the business.

 

As we continue on our journey to become a more diverse and inclusive company,

we look forward to their continued support, coaching, and partnership!”

MeadWestvaco

John A. Luke, Jr. | Chairman and CEO

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The world is more diverse. That ship has sailed. The question now is: Will your organization develop the strategies and competencies required to manage and benefit from diversity?

 

- Gary A. Smith  |  Co-Founder  |  Ivy Planning Group