DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & inclusion
THE BRIDGE COMMITMENT
We are committed to building and maintaining a talented and diverse workforce, as well as supporting an environment of trust and respect for all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
Bridge believes that human capital is our most valuable asset. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique individuals.
We strive to support the diversity of ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds.
We work to promote equity in professional development, access to opportunities, and career advancement.
CULTURE OF INCLUSION
We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion that embraces individuals’ differences and involves all voices.
Our Work to Date
Sponsorship of industry-wide efforts to develop and foster underrepresented talent in the finance and real estate industries.
Third-party consultation to update and strengthen DE&I initiatives, as well as ongoing evaluation of our DE&I efforts through regular surveys of our colleagues.
Recognition of Juneteenth and celebration of important and historic cultural milestones, as well as paid time off for every employee to vote.
An active DE&I committee and Employee Resource Groups including the Bridge Women’s Network, Black Inclusion Group, Allies for AAPI, BIG Pride, Unidos @ Bridge, and more.
BRIDGE DE&I COMMITTEE
Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee members represent diverse views, work and life experiences, and roles and responsibilities across Bridge. They are dedicated advocates ensuring continued progress in promoting a true inclusive work environment and providing opportunities for all employees to use their varied talents to support the firm’s mission and pursuit of excellence.
Supporting Our Employees
Bridge’s Employee Resource Groups were created to drive inclusivity, open dialogue, and sponsorship of diverse individuals and we look forward to launching more groups in the future.
OUR EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS
BLACK INCLUSION GROUP
Launched in 2021, our mission is to cultivate a diverse and inclusive work culture for Black employees at the firm and provide a platform for Black employees to bring awareness to their focused initiatives. Initiatives of the Black Inclusion Group include career development through mentorship and leadership programming, the creation of a POC Internship Pipeline program, and the development of community events and community partnerships.