Make meaningful changes that support equity


Build teams that reflect the community

Geographic information system (GIS) technology can help a business ensure that its workforce reflects the communities it inhabits and the customers it serves. ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World provides a wealth of data to help organizations understand the demographic makeup of communities. Spatial data-enhanced dashboards show racial inequities in corporate and regional staff at a glance.

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Visualize social impact programs

Use maps to see the impact of your corporate social responsibility initiatives addressing racial inequities in communities of interest. Use spatial analysis to identify opportunities to advance racial justice. Share your efforts and engage community partners with an interactive portal.


Create strong relationships

Use geospatial data-enabled portals and crowdsourcing solutions to understand where community members and organizations could benefit from your participation and support. Showcase the community events, block parties, neighborhood leagues, and after-school programs your business supports.


Engage K–12 and postsecondary schools

Find schools near your site that primarily serve communities of color and help develop your next generation staff. Support programs and events that promote baseline education as well as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) or GeoSTEM studies. Build strong relationships with historically Black colleges and universities, educational institutions serving Latinx students, Tribal colleges and universities, and other schools with significant populations of people of color.

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