Why This Matters
We want all our colleagues to feel welcome, valued and have a fulfilling and rewarding work
experience. We are committed to building a culture that truly recognizes and cultivates all
our strengths, regardless of gender, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or
disability status. It’s simply the right thing to do.
As a leading global investor in a competitive marketplace, we are relentlessly focused on
attracting, developing and retaining the best global talent. These efforts span all talent
dimensions. We firmly believe that diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture drive better
decision-making and outcomes for the organization, and allow colleagues to do their best
work and unlock their full potential.
Our public purpose influences everything we do, and that extends to our responsibility for
demonstrating leadership and integrity on important matters like inclusion and diversity. We
want to drive real progress in our own organization, but also, where possible, make a
positive difference across our portfolio and in the communities where we operate.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
To further our goal of cultivating a workforce rich in different backgrounds, we
with our network of companies to strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
across our portfolio.
FIDEX CORP ENGAGEMENT
Prioritize our people and culture, fostering an environment where all employees are
welcome, and each person is positioned to be their best self. Through our values,
practices and recruiting pipeline, we focus on creating an equitable and inclusive ﬁrm.
Lead the industry by modeling how corporations can effectively build and foster diverse
workforces and inclusive cultures while driving corporate accountability across our
private equity and permanent capital portfolio.
Open channels of access and inclusion through business engagement opportunities; examine
activities with partners through a DE&I outlook and participate in industry initiatives
and groups that move our DE&I mandate forward.
Support and partner with nonproﬁt organizations by investing in communities and
developing the next generation of leaders in ﬁnance and technology.
We define our culture in 3 ways:
Creating value by delivering outcomes
Sharing knowledge to drive results
Welcoming fresh ideas and perspectives
Our human capital is our most valuable asset
The collective sum of our employees' individual differences, life experiences, age,
innovation, self-expression, capabilities and talent is the fabric of our culture and a key
driver of our reputation and success.
We believe in the benefits of diversity and inclusion, and these values form the core of a
collaborative and innovative work environment. In recruitment, we are taking active steps to
attract and hire candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. We embrace
individual differences and strive to foster a culture of inclusion that allows all employees
to reach for their highest potential.
There’s more to it than “diversity and inclusion.”
Setting a goal to achieve diversity and inclusion is a good first step. But collectively, we
have to do more. We have to go further.
Our clients, colleagues, and communities deserve to partner with a design firm that stands
by them—that advocates for them—every step of the way. They expect an unwavering commitment
to social justice and equity, and to more inclusive engagement.
By actively engaging diverse groups, we ensure everyone has the opportunity to contribute to
a project meaningfully and with purpose.
Designing for equity, equitably.
We’re working hard to become a firm that truly and completely reflects the diversity of our
clients and communities around the world. To serve as a model of social justice and equity
in our profession. Our culture welcomes everyone just as they are—because inclusion drives
creativity, and engagement spurs innovation. We’re committed to meaningful change, and
together, we can be the change we want to see.
“We embed social equity into every aspect of our work, in
every community we serve, so that we uplift and celebrate the unique culture of a given
Diversity and Inclusion Pillar
At Fidex Corp, we believe a talented workforce possessing a wealth of diverse experiences,
skills, and perspectives contributes to enhanced decision making, strong performance, and a
rich firm culture. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that welcomes
and celebrates differences and encourages input from all perspectives. Spearheaded by our
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (“DEI”) Committee, we strive to strengthen Fidex Corp’s
core values by attracting, retaining, and advancing diverse talent and engaging with the
communities in which we live and work.
Fidex Corp is an equal opportunity employer that has zero tolerance for any form of
discrimination. We strive to create a safe work environment where all individuals are
treated with dignity and respect and are accorded equitable career development
opportunities. We strongly advocate for and encourage open and honest dialogue throughout
the firm to ensure that Fidex Corp remains at the forefront of contributing to positive,
enduring social change.
Our Commitment to Fair Opportunity
We are increasing representation and building an inclusive workplace
where all colleagues can be their true selves, contribute to our success and reach their
Our Workplace Priorities
We are collectively responsible for ensuring all our colleagues feel supported, respected
and valued, both for who they are as individuals and their unique contributions. Belonging
means our people can do their best work and unlock their professional potential.
Inclusive Capability Building
Our education programs are designed to help enable our colleagues, particularly people
managers, to be aware and proactive about inclusion and improve their capabilities. All
members of our global team are trained on unconscious bias building inclusive behaviours.
As a leading global investor, we recognize the importance of building external partnerships
as part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity. We look for opportunities to engage
with relevant interest and industry groups, and support events that further representation
and inclusion in the financial services sector.
Inclusive HR Policies
Our inclusion and diversity strategy is reinforced by relevant policies and programs that
support equity across our global team. Beyond offering inclusive benefits like parental
leave, we conduct studies on internal pay equity and leverage partnerships with recruiting
firms focused on historically underrepresented groups.
We measure and evaluate our performance to identify opportunities for increasing
representation. We continue to take steps to drive meaningful improvement in key performance
indicators in under-represented groups including women, members of the LGBTQ+, persons with
disabilities, and ethnic and racial minorities. We monitor diversity data and regularly
report back to our colleagues on progress.
Employee resource groups encourage colleagues to champion change through a range of programs
and activities, including guest speakers, industry events and social activities. Sponsored
by Senior Management Team members, these groups help build understanding and alignment on
matters ranging from cultural differences, gender equity, LGBTQ+ inclusion and
sustainability. Global participation and allyship is robust and growing.
"There’s limitless potential for Fidex Corp and our portfolio to lead on diversity, equity and inclusion. We provide tools, guidance and ongoing support as they implement DE&I efforts in a way that’s authentic to their unique culture."
"At Fidex Corp, inclusion starts at the top. All members of our team are valued and supported, and we’ve put programs in place to create an environment that prioritizes inclusion."
Through long-term relationships with leading responsible investing frameworks,
sustainability experts and nongovernmental organizations, we expand our perspective and
increase the effectiveness of our broader program.
DigitalBridge is a proud signatory of the
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). We recognize the value of supporting this
nonprofit organization that advances responsible investment globally, shares best practices
across the industry and evaluates our performance each year.
In 2021, we expanded our relationship with
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), which provides select educational and internship
opportunities to college students from underrepresented backgrounds. Three of the four
summer analysts we hired for full-time roles were sourced through our relationship with SEO.