2019 Updates

Several key weighted changes for the DEI go into effect in calendar year 2019. In 2018, there were 5 categories, 4 weighted categories that totaled 100 points. In 2019, there are 6 categories, 5 weighted categories that total 100 points. Below is a detailed list of changes between the 2018 DEI and 2019 DEI.

  • Culture & Leadership = 30 points
    • Leadership = 10 points
      • 2018 & 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the four (4) weighted question sets.
    • Culture = 20 points
      • 2018 & 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
  • Enterprise-Wide Access = 10 points
    • Enterprise-Wide Access = 10 points
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least three (3) of the five (5) weighted question sets.
      • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least three (3) of the seven (7) weighted question sets.
  • Employment Practices = 40 points
    • Accommodations = 10 points
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
      • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the four (4) weighted question sets.
    • Employment, Education, Retention, & Advancement = 10 points
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
      • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least three (3) of the six (6) weighted question sets.
    • Recruitment = 10 points
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the four (4) weighted question sets.
      • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least three (3) of the five (5) weighted question sets.
    • Benefits = 10 points
      • 2018 & 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
  • Community Engagement & Support Services = 20 points
    • Internal / External Support Services = 10 points (Eliminated in 2019)
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
    • Community Engagement = 10 points
      • 2018: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the three (3) weighted question sets.
      • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the four (4) weighted question sets.
  • Supplier Diversity = 10 points (in 2019)
    • 2019: Must answer “yes” to at least two (2) of the six (6) weighted question sets.
    • 2018: Non-weighted
  • Non-U.S. Operations = Non-Weighted
    • 2019: New category.

Download the newly added weighted questions for the 2019 DEI. (Word / Accessible PDF)

Download the new Non-U.S. Operations questions for the 2019 DEI. (Word / Accessible PDF)