Our path to broadening opportunity and building belonging is organized
across four areas of work: Developing Leaders, Infusing Talent, Fostering
Inclusion and Building Equity. Within each of these, we have set
commitments and supporting initiatives.
There is important work to be done, and we at Madewell must be part of
it—both within our company and in support of our community. We remain
dedicated to holding ourselves accountable and always evolving for a
We commit to integrating diversity, equity and inclusion into our
approach to people management and leadership, ensuring that we are
holding those with position and power accountable to creating a
community and a culture that builds belonging, drives engagement, and
We commit to furthering our talent and business strategy by creating a
workplace that integrates and leverages the uniqueness of each
associate by investing in culture and community-building activities.
We commit to continuing to create opportunities for full participation
of all associates, including those from underrepresented backgrounds,
by a comprehensive review and refinement of our talent process. We
will use the power of our business to drive change by working with
organizations, brands and makers from underrepresented backgrounds.
One of our efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion is our
commitment to work toward racial justice. Together we stand against racism
and for equality. We believe that Black lives matter and have integrated
this approach into our efforts. We also stand clearly opposed to Asian
hate and violence. We are dedicated to this work and will continue to hold
ourselves accountable as we move forward.