Philadelphia, PA – November 2, 2018 – On Thursday, November 1, FS Investments hosted the latest stop of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Check Your Blind Spots national tour, an interactive mobile experience educating visitors about diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias. FS Investments joins more than 500 CEOs and presidents of the country’s leading organizations in championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace and on campus through its partnership with CEO Action.
The Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour is a multimedia experience designed to help enable individuals begin to recognize, acknowledge and minimize potential blind spots. Making stops at both university and corporate signatory campuses across the country, the tour aims to help facilitate more open and honest conversations in our university communities and workplaces. Past tour stops include Express Scripts, AT&T and UPS along with visits to Marist College, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Missouri campuses, among others.
“We were pleased to bring the Check Your Blind Spots tour to FS Investments and to engage with our employees in conversations that address diversity and inclusion in an interactive, compelling way,” said Michael Forman, Chairman and CEO of FS Investments.
FS Investments is deepening its commitment to diversity and inclusion, recently convening a council of employees to lead the effort internally and set goals for the firm across several areas, including hiring processes, employee resource groups and vendor diversity.
The tour stop was open to all employees at FS Investments as well as all businesses in the Navy Yard. More than 210 people attended and interacted with the exhibit.
To learn more about CEO Action and the Check Your Blind Spots tour, please visit ceoaction.com.
About FS Investments:
FS Investments is a leading asset manager dedicated to helping individuals, financial professionals and institutions design better portfolios. The firm provides access to alternative sources of income and growth, and focuses on setting industry standards for investor protection, education and transparency. FS Investments is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with offices in New York, NY, Orlando, FL, and Washington, DC. Visit www.fsinvestments.com to learn more.
About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together more than 500 CEOs and presidents of America's leading businesses, academic institutions and nonprofits representing 12 million employees, the commitment outlines actions that participating organizations pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at CEOAction.com and connect with us on Facebook: CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion and Twitter: @CEOAction.