André Wright: NiSource — How to Get Buy-In on DEI Initiatives in Legal

It takes everyone, from corporate leadership to interns, to drive successful DEI initiatives through an in-house legal department.

So, when Forbes recognized NiSource as one of the top employers for diversity in the energy field in 2023, André Wright and his team knew their efforts had paid off.

The VP & Deputy GC for NiSource joined us to talk about how they implemented their DEI strategy and share some of the surprising challenges and outcomes of bringing everyone along.

Join us as we discuss:

  • [4:05] Carrying out DEI initiatives at the strategic level

  • [11:59] The need to find like-minded suppliers and partners

  • [16:48] Why it’s important to consider opposing viewpoints

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