Diversity and Inclusion

Inclusive, Welcoming, Striving to be our Best

New North recognizes the importance of a vibrant and diverse citizenry in the region. Diversity is good for business and will help propel Northeastern Wisconsin enterprise into the future.

Business leaders, partners and economic development leaders of Northeast Wisconsin feel it is important to create a covenant with each other that expresses our commitment to, and support of, diversity planning. It is our hope that this work will inspire our communities to join our region in the quest to become a place that is "welcoming, inclusive and constantly striving to be our best."

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Our Mission

The New North recognizes that diversity is crucial to its economic development.  It is the right thing to do - for the health and future of our businesses and communities.  We will promote strategies that leverage every person's assets and foster an environment where everyone achieves their full potential.


New North is a Proud Sponsor of the:



Toward One Wisconsin 2020 Conference

A Conference on Building Communities of Equity and Opportunity

We will bring together individuals and organizations from multiple sectors across Wisconsin to address the most persistent barriers to inclusion, what is working, and what is promising on the horizon.

Total virtual conference! November 12-13, 2020
Register HERE!


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MARKETPLACE WISCONSIN Governor's Conference on Diverse Business Development

We look forward to partnering again in 2020.
DEC. 7-11, 2020 | Registration opening soon
Read More HERE!


Kimberly Clark

Employee Resource Groups: Delivering Impact and Driving Change in our Corporations and in our Community

Hosted by Kimberly-Clark
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. CST
Please join Kim Underhill, Group President of Kimberly-Clark North America for an interactive discussion titled: Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): Delivering Impact and Driving Change in our Corporations and in our Community - hosted by Kimberly-Clark
Discussion and learning topics including:  How Diversity Drives Better Business Performance; ERGs as a Welcoming Community for New Employees; ERGs Making a Difference in the Community; and more.  This event, hosted by Kim Underhill, Group President of Kimberly-Clark North America was rescheduled from earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be a two-hour Zoom meeting. To register for the event, click here.  
For more information, please contact Dan Buelow at dan.r.buelow@kcc.com.



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Fox Valley SHRM Chapter Presents: 

Diversity & Inclusion: I’ll Embrace It When I Understand It (says every employee ever)

As of April 3, 2020 this event has been rescheduled to April 13, 2021
Read More HERE!

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