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Dell Technologies’ PolicyHacks: The Vision

July 22, 2020

In 2015, Dell Technologies hosted its first PolicyHack in Austin, Texas to provide a platform for an interactive, competitive, hackathon that tasked participants to design solutions for pressing public policy challenges. Held alongside that year’s SXSW conference, we used the platform to connect local technology and entrepreneurship communities with policymakers, where participants pitched their solutions for building a stronger and more inclusive framework of tech policies to a panel of judges comprising of policymakers, think tanks, industry champions, and others….

Working Toward a Better Tomorrow, Today

July 21, 2020

Ed. Note: This blog was co-authored by Christine Fraser, Chief Responsibility Officer, Brian Reaves, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Mike McLaughlin, SVP Employment Law and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer   Last year, we shared our vision to drive positive societal change as we look to 2030 — our Progress Made Real Plan. We set 22 bold goals, including our most ambitious moonshot goals, designed to be the driving force for measurable progress. These are our commitments to each…

Turning Listening into Action

The weeks leading up to the publishing of our 2020 D&I Report have been incredibly difficult. Here in the U.S. and across the globe, we have grieved the murders of George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks, Breonna Taylor and others. We have reflected on the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on minorities and watched as people of all colors and creeds engage in justified civil unrest against longstanding racial injustice around the world. Here at Dell Technologies, Michael Dell asked us all to…

What Gets Measured Gets Done

Our Commitment to Driving Social Change All stakeholders should benefit from a company’s business practices. We’ve always known this to be true. And with widespread socioeconomic disparity, racial injustice and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable, it has never been more important for companies to have this commitment at the center of their business. In 2019, we introduced Progress Made Real, our social impact plan for 2030. We set bold, aggressive goals to advance sustainability, cultivate inclusion,…