Triangle’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

v. November 12, 2019

Triangle Associates Inc. is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our services and organizational culture, and to providing equitable opportunities for professional growth. This commitment is essential to achieving our company’s vision and mission.

  • Our vision is a sustainable planet with engaged communities and leaders.
  • Our mission is to foster equitable and informed environmental decision-making.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is rooted in the following four guiding principles:

  • Creating inclusive spaces in our work
  • Practicing cultural humility
  • Evolving our internal culture
  • Empowering individuals and communities

This table outlines how we intend to implement our commitment through a diversity, equity and inclusion plan finalized in 2017, and actualized through annual workplans:

Creating Inclusive Spaces in Our WorkPracticing Cultural HumilityEvolving Our Internal CultureEmpowering Individuals and Communities
...By valuing and representing the diverse backgrounds, experiences, identities, and beliefs of our staff and community...By showing respect for other cultures and approaching cultural understanding as a lifelong goalBy promoting ongoing learning and supporting the professional, social, and emotional growth of our staff...By providing the means and tools for the individuals and communities we serve to represent their own interests and progress in a self-determined way
The types of actions we commit to include:
Linguistic and cultural accessibilityUsing a culturally competent lens in all our workDeveloping fair, consistent, and transparent promotional pathwaysPromoting equity in resources available to participants through stipends and grant funding
Engaging communities in product and process designCoaching our clients in cultural humility in working with stakeholders and the publicConstantly improving our approach to employee recruitment and retentionPromoting equity in opportunity to access information
Addressing and redirecting discriminatory behavior and language in public spacesSeeking feedback on our work from communities in order to better serve their needsSupporting an internal DEI staff committee to advise leadershipProviding Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) education and community outreach programs to marginalized communities