Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accountability


Leading Edge recognizes the importance of sustained action and impact. As such, we are committed to the following:

  • Cultivate a work environment where all current and perspective employees feel welcome, included, heard, and valued.
  • Promote self-education and frequent team discussions related to current and historic events surrounding DEI+A.
  • Appreciate the variety of perspectives held by our team and clients.
  • Refine our hiring process to address bias and inequity challenges by providing resources and accommodations to support individual needs.
  • Work together to fully understand communication styles and integrate best practices.
  • Ensure long-term accountability by incorporating DEI+A responsibilities into relevant job descriptions to help fulfill company DEI+A initiatives.
  • Empower our team to feel confident addressing conflict while upholding our imperatives.


  • Integrity: We believe in honesty and complete transparency in our communication and delivery. Our team acts with fairness and respect for clients and colleagues alike.

  • Quality of Representation: Our goal is to be seen as partners rather than consultants. It is our responsibility to keep our clients informed on all things health, equity, and sustainability.

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accountability: We seek to create an inclusive work environment where each team member feels welcome, heard, valued, and empowered. Learn more about our initiatives here (link to DEI+A page).

  • Community: Leading Edge seeks to have a direct relationship with the communities that we serve. We are proud to actively engage with sustainability and other progressive community-oriented organizations.

  • Talent Investment: Leading Edge is committed to supporting the professional development and educational aspirations of its employees.

  • Innovation: We generate solutions throughout our workplace and our industry to encourage curiosity and navigate risk; we constantly strive to exceed expectations.


Leading Edge recognizes the importance of sustained action and impact. As such, we are committed to cultivating a work environment where all current and prospective team members feel welcome, included, heard, and valued. This helps foster a high retention and empowers team members to contribute at their best. This, in turn, advances our desire to create and maintain quality partnerships with our clients and maximize impact. 


  • Welcome our team members’ differences in gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, age, religion, language, family or marital status, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, socioeconomic status, and other identities.

  • Building DEI+A knowledge base, skill development, confidence building with staff

  • Cultivating a culture of inclusion and engagement

  • Being influential with Leading Edge clients and working in alignment with our values