Ameren President and CEO Martin Lyons shared the actions his company is taking to advance women of color at all levels in the workplace at the Women of Color and Their Allies event (WOCA).
This WOCA session, titled “CEO Fireside Chat: Leading a DEI Culture Worthy of a Legacy,” featured a conversation between Lyons and Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc. The two CEOs discussed ways to not only implement strategies for women of color, but also ensure that this work will endure in the future.
Part of Ameren’s mission is being a company that people want to work for and continue working for. Building strong values based on diversity, equity and inclusion as well as respect, teamwork, integrity and excellence is at the organization’s foundation. When employees sense this, passion for their work and connection to the company grows.