Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Collectively, we all drive our business forward.

A group of Echo's BRG leaders posing in front of balloons that spell out BRG during their BRG fair.

Our Commitment to Our DEI Journey

At Echo, we collectively drive our business forward by creating an environment where all can thrive by embracing our diverse backgrounds. Our core values encourage us to listen, educate ourselves, pay attention to important issues, and support our employees.

Echo is committed to continuously expanding our understanding of the diverse perspectives of our colleagues, clients, partners, and the communities we serve. By doing so, we continue to work toward a future guided by empathy, equity, and inclusion.


2,600+
employees
33.5%
women
33.1%
BIPOC
100%
earn above minimum wage
R.I.D.E. Framework

We Achieve Results Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Echo infuses DEI throughout our business and across all stakeholders including our colleagues, carriers, clients, and community partners. Our R.I.D.E. Framework (Results through Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity) provides a structured approach to achieving business impact through DEI and ensuring alignment with our corporate strategy.

Our employee-led Business Resource Groups promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by driving awareness of diverse backgrounds and identities while providing spaces for all Echo employees to find a community. 

Learn More About Echo’s Business Resource Groups

Echo Families

The mission of the Echo Families BRG is to provide healthy, fulfilling work environments with appropriate work-life balance so that when Echo employees log off their computers at a reasonable hour, they are the best parents, spouses, siblings, and children they can be. Echo Families promotes a family-friendly culture that engages and celebrates families of all kinds.

Echo's logo for their Echo Families BRG.

M.E.R.G.E.

The mission of M.E.R.G.E. (Multi-ethnic Resource Group for Everyone) is to foster an environment of cultural growth by creating awareness through advocacy, collaboration, education, and community outreach.

Echo's logo for their Multi-Ethnic Resource Group for Everyone BRG.

Military

The Military BRG supports team members who are veterans, active-duty, spouses, caregivers, and advocates of the military to design and advance their careers. It also partners and collaborates with organizations that support veteran and military communities.

Echo's logo for their Echo Military BRG.

Pride

The mission of Echo’s Pride BRG is to support the LGBTQ+ community of employees and allies at Echo by creating a more inclusive workplace. The Pride BRG advances and promotes LGBTQ+ equality through employee engagement and community outreach.

Echo's logo for their Echo Pride BRG.

Women at Echo

The Women at Echo BRG ensures the continued success of Echo through women. It recognizes, supports, empowers, and advocates on behalf of anyone who identifies as a woman to increase women’s representation and leadership in all departments and locations.

Echo's logo for their Women at Echo BRG.

Our Supplier Diversity Strategy

Echo’s Supplier Diversity Strategy helps to increase the equity and value that we provide to clients. We partner with organizations such as the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) to help expand our diverse supplier base, identify best practices, and accelerate our efforts in supplier diversity.

Echo empowers all employees to serve a diverse range of charitable organizations and to actively remove barriers for underserved and marginalized groups, thereby fostering positive change in the communities in which we work, live, and play.

Our Echo for Good Strategy

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Drive Change with a Dedicated Community

Echo team members planting plants at a community gardening event.