This book will enable you to create strategies and tactics for integrating ESG, racial, cultural and gender equity, inclusion, and compassion into businesses in a way that enriches society, employees, and the corporate entity itself.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs are a must for today’s corporations, yet many corporations worldwide have failed to establish real equality in an actionable, measurable way. Corporations Compassion Culture: Leading Your Business toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion takes a new and more effective approach to drive equity and inclusion in the corporate world, focusing on how a culture of compassion can lead to more vibrant, higher-performing teams. You’ll learn how many standard corporate activities actually damage employees’ well-being and engagement—and how to dismantle those practices. You’ll also learn how to build a new and better corporate environment that responds to all employees’ needs and meets shareholders’ demands for stability and risk mitigation.

Identify behaviors, practices, and activities that may be damaging your employees’ well-being, engagement, and productivity

Measure and continuously evolve culture promoting risk mitigation, reputation preservation, employee retention, customer satisfaction, and profit generation.

Adopt new approaches to treat employees, customers, and shareholders compassionately and equally, and dismantle the old ways

Retain the best talent and survive new realities, all while creating tremendous loyalty, innovation, and financial payoff


Why This Book Is Needed For Today’s Corporate Culture

Author Keesa Schreane delivers insight into what it takes for businesses to drive real social and corporate change toward inclusion and equity, while sharing her personal story about the challenges of being a woman of color in today’s corporate environment. Through hard work, talent, and—you guessed it—compassion, she has risen to become one of today’s luminaries in the area of responsible leadership in global corporations. Business executives, HR directors, diversity and inclusion professionals, and sustainability leaders will value her direct, no-nonsense approach.

Keesa C. Schreane


KEESA C. SCHREANE is Global Partner Director at London Stock Exchange Group focusing on risk, climate, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data and analytics. She is also host and producer of Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast, where she speaks with C-Suite and senior leaders about their agendas around sustainable finance and social impact. Her efforts and dedication have provided her with valuable insights from corporate leaders, academics, and not-for profit executives about social impact initiatives, human capital, and ESG practices.

Mark Cuban talks with Keesa about the Evolution of Corporate Culture

Praise for Corporations Compassion Culture

“Keesa Schreane is a powerful emerging voice in business; she represents a generation of innovators, especially women of color, who demand more from the brands that we buy and support. This book celebrates businesses that successfully evolve with social change, while cautioning those that maintain outdated cultures.” —Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code; author, Brave, Not Perfect

“Few issues are more important than diversity and inclusion. And few books offer a more practical guide to the topic than this one. Corporations Compassion Culture shows that treating employees with fairness and compassion isn’t a detour on the way to profits. It’s the only path.” —Daniel H. Pink, author, When, Drive and To Sell Is Human

“Schreane delivers a powerful and timely call to action for corporate leadership – revenue alone is not enough, companies must deliver both profits and progress to their employees, shareholders, communities and the environment.   Schreane lays out a framework for how to get that done by investing in a people strategy grounded in compassionate leadership.”—Alejandra Villagra, Financial Services Executive


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A performative diversity and inclusion statement is no longer enough. A compassionate workplace culture empowers all employees to bring innovation and intelligence to their jobs. Corporations Compassion Culture: Leading Your Business toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion gives corporate leaders the foundation, analysis, and direction to craft a culture that truly embodies inclusion and equity while driving revenue.