DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
IS HOW WE ROLL
Diversity is the engine that powers our success, providing a wealth of talent, experience and perspective that enriches everything we do. From our workforce, to our supply base, to our legions of loyal riders, diversity takes us to the next horizon.
WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Steel is strong because it's made from a combination of elements like iron, carbon and nickel. Likewise, we are strong because our employees come from many different backgrounds and brings ideas, perspectives and experiences that are unbreakable. We like to say we have a workplace where employees can bring their “whole best self to work".
THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF OUR ORGANIZATION
Local Diversity Councils and Business and Employee Resource Groups Our Employees and Partners know how to drive. Everyday our employees, through our local diversity councils and Business and Employee Resource Groups (BERG's) are leading programs across the business and the globe to ensure that diversity and inclusion are in the bricks.
Harley-Davidson is proud to support national organizations which are dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace such as:
SUPPLIER DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We believe in revving-up opportunity every chance we get. That's why working with minority and female-owned companies is part of our business strategy.
Increasing our business with minority and women-owned companies' means: Allocating resources to support procurement decisions. Training our employees to actively cultivate productive relationships with diverse businesses. Partnering with diverse organizations to get the message out. It means creating supplier diversity traction so results happen.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Through our partnership with local and national organizations, Harley-Davidson provides scholarships to minority and female executives seeking to enhance their business management expertise. Scholarship recipients attend intensive educational programs conducted at some of the nation's most distinguished institutions.
The programs combine business theory along with practical application and offer opportunities to learn from fellow entrepreneurs and top educators.
SUPPLIER DIVERSITY PROGRAM
Two wheels, two fenders, two mirrors, two foot pegs. And so on. Building Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles takes two. In more ways than one. That’s why we’re looking for partners who can supply innovative solutions to help us get our bikes on the road.
Harley-Davidson is proud to be a member of these organizations that are dedicated to promoting diversity
In addition, we participate in several business development events, including:
IN THEIR OWN WORDS
"The Business Case for Global Diversity and Inclusion has never been clearer. Ongoing changes in demographics, globalization, technology and purchasing power mean we need to operate with a new intelligence and a humble appreciation for how we all work together, live and experience the Harley-Davidson brand. Guided by our Purpose and Valued Behaviors global diversity and inclusion is a spark that ignites the human experience in new ways to help deliver our company’s success for the next 100 years."
Chairman, President and CEO
"Companies are seeing that diversity is a potent business strategy. And we’re excited about the results being generated because we know it’s only the tip of the iceberg. The upside potential is huge."
President and Chief Operating Officer
"Supplier Diversity is a key aspect of Harley-Davidson’s business strategy. By engaging diverse suppliers, we are able to create a more competitive supply base as well as stimulate economic development."
Senior Vice President, Motorcycle Operations