Turn Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into a Competitive Advantage

Start your DEI journey with a free maturity assessment from the ACC Foundation and Ethisphere.

Measure and Improve Your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program


Efficient Way to Benchmark Against Peers


Developed in Consultation with DEI Leaders at Major Corporations


Helps Define What a “Good” DEI Program Looks Like

Take Advantage of this Free Opportunity to

Assess your DEI Approach Against Leading Practices

The first step is to take a short assessment that provides an immediate view of the maturity of your program and practices

Understand your DEI Maturity to Map a Path Forward

Review your scores to see where your program excels and to identify areas of improvement

See how DEI is integrated into your organization strategy

Gain practical insights into where DEI is addressed into business operations and internal and external processes

Categories Covered in the DEI Assessment

Strategy and Organizational Development

  • Strategic Planning
  • Governance & Resourcing
  • Operating Model & Workstreams

Internal Processes and Practices

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Career Development
  • Professional Development
  • Advancement
  • Retention

External Processes and Practices

  • Measurement
  • Goal Setting/Communications
  • Incentives & Consequences
  • Community Engagement & Pipeline

Additional Resources


ACC Foundation DEI Maturity Model

This model is the basis for the maturity assessment – Learn about three levels of maturity for each DEI function – early, intermediate, and advanced – and gain a snapshot of the maturity continuum.

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Your Legal Budget Can Promote DEI Across the Broader Legal Profession

Hear about the challenges of improving DEI in Biglaw from Veta T. Richardson, CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel and David Perla, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Burford

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DEI Assessment in Collaboration with The ACC Foundation

Learn about the assessment in a session featuring Veta T. Richardson, CEO, Association of Corporate Counsel and Craig Moss, Executive Vice President, Ethisphere.

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