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Portland General Electric Receives first Partners in Diversity Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Today at its 10th anniversary celebration downtown, Partners in Diversity, a program under the Portland Business Alliance Charitable Institute, recognized Portland General Electric with the first ever Partners in Diversity Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion.
 
The award recognizes an organization with a dedicated program that demonstrates excellence and a high level of commitment to diversity and inclusion practices. PGE received the award for its successful Biennial Diversity Summit event, which brings together leaders from across the United States and the Portland region to discuss how diverse thinking helps meet business goals.
 
“By showcasing best practices through this award, we hope to inspire continued growth and innovation within this field,” said Mari Watanabe, Partners in Diversity executive director.  
 
The mission of Partners in Diversity is to partner with Oregon and SW Washington member employers to attract and retain professionals of color.