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Equity and Inclusion

September 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Equity and Inclusion

About Analytics-Driven Insight to Promote Equity Econsult Solutions is committed to making a difference in our work. In our Equity & Inclusion practice area, we marshal our analytical expertise and real-world experience to add quantitative substance and strategic nuance to diversity analyses in a wide range of sectors. We are also mindful to apply these […]

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A Q&A on Small Diverse Businesses with Jamie Bracey-Green

May 4, 2020 / Comments Off on A Q&A on Small Diverse Businesses with Jamie Bracey-Green

Today in Present Value, ESI Principal Lee Huang interviews Jamie Bracey-Green, recently appointed to the PA COVID-19 Small Diverse Business and Community Task Force. Huang and Bracey-Green discuss small diverse businesses dealing with COVID-19, and what her role is in the new Task Force. LH: You’ve long been working at the intersection of innovation and […]

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ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

May 1, 2020 / Comments Off on ESI’s Webinar Series on Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Industry

In late April, Econsult Solutions Inc. hosted a webinar series on critical issues facing the higher education sector. When these five sessions were first conceived and scheduled, of course no one could have predicted that a global pandemic would bring travel and economy to a halt, disrupt all social and commercial activity, and leave every […]

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Seven Ways to Solve Philly’s #ConstructionSoWhite Problem

February 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Seven Ways to Solve Philly’s #ConstructionSoWhite Problem

We are a society that has, for the most part, respected the rule of law and has used facts, mixed with some sense of human emotion as a basis for all decision making. The facts are discouraging as they relate to diversity and inclusion in real estate and construction in the City of Philadelphia, and […]

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The Project Owners Challenge – Meeting Participation and Inclusion Goals

January 24, 2020 / Comments Off on The Project Owners Challenge – Meeting Participation and Inclusion Goals

The greatest challenge of any public, private or non-profit organization, committed to ensuring the participation and inclusion of disadvantaged businesses (minority-, women-, disabled-owned businesses – M/W/DSBEs) is the natural propensity for larger business owners to hoard opportunities for their own personal gain. The natural order of business is to maximize one’s profits for its stakeholders.  Federal, state, […]

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