Diversity and Inclusion

Maintaining and fostering a diverse, inclusive work environment that drives innovation, while reflecting the marketplace and communities where we operate, is essential to Cardinal Health being a leader in the healthcare industry.

In short, we consider diversity and inclusion essential to who we are and what we do.

Diversity at Cardinal Health is global and includes thoughts, communication style, interests, languages, values and beliefs, and a variety of dimensions.

The workforce is rapidly changing; cultivating a diverse and inclusive work environment is crucial to corporate success. In our efforts to ensure diversity in the workplace, Cardinal Health strives for a workplace that accurately reflects the communities and marketplaces in which we do business. Learn more about how to join our inclusive culture today.

Cardinal Health actively attends external events to develop employees' knowledge on diversity and inclusion issues, and we host courses for our employees – see list below.

This course is designed to help employees recognize and appreciate the value of diversity and inclusion by enhancing awareness and understanding. It offers practical insights into the business implications of diversity and inclusion for Cardinal Health, and introduces tools and strategies to enhance workplace interactions.

The focus is on workplace-critical topics such as building professional relationships across differences, aligning employee intent and effect in communications, and challenging stereotypes in the workplace.

This course is offered to Cardinal Health employees to build awareness and bridges regarding the inclusion of GLBT employees in the workplace. The course is intended to increase comfort when dealing with challenging situations and subject areas that may be unfamiliar to employees and managers.

This program is designed to illuminate a set of skills needed to be a successful professional and individual contributor in the 21st century. Exploring Inclusion is about the way people are treated—the causes and consequences of Negative Treatment and how we can deliberately build a climate that supports productivity based on Quality Treatment. Exploring Inclusion is about business. It is about the way we include all the people that work with us in the essential business of the organization—to create an environment that supports the growth and development of everyone.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide an excellent platform to understand the professional, personal and business goals of our diverse workforce, while utilizing their insights to facilitate a way to better serve our customers.