Benchmarking Engagement with Hispanic Stakeholders: A Conversation with Eric Lopez
FEATURED GUESTSEric LopezEric Lopez is the Director of Corporate Accountability at the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR). He is responsible for the collection and analysis of diversity and inclusion data from U.S. based companies across the country, including HACR Corporate Members and Fortune 500 companies to understand current trends in the advancement of Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Through his work, Eric supports HACR’s broader research efforts to ensure corporate responsibility in the areas of Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance. Eric joined the HACR team in March 2015, as Manager of Research. In this capacity, he managed the HACR research databases, analyzed relevant trends in academic research, and collected raw data from the HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) to develop Hispanic inclusion best practices. Prior to working at HACR, Eric was the CEO and Founder of GlobeServe Consulting where he managed the analytical, fundraising, and event needs for nonprofit and for-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. area. RELATED RESOURCESJens Manuel Krogstad; Luis Noe-Bustamante. Key facts about U.S. Latinos for National Hispanic Heritage Month (Pew Research Center, September 10, 2020).Society for Human Resource Management and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The Changing U.S. Workforce: The Growing Hispanic Demographic and the Workplace (September 14, 2016).Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. Corporate Inclusion Index.