Value Creation
For Different
Stakeholders

EDGE Certification creates value for different stakeholders – both internal and external stakeholders to the EDGE certifying organization.

In this section we outline some of the key areas of value creation aligned to each stakeholder group.

Value creation diagram
  • Use the latest tech, data, insights and knowledge to make change and become a higher performing organization
  • Tell employees and the world that you hold yourself accountable to the highest standards in DE&I
  • Build confidence with all stakeholders through integrity and credibility of DE&I data and information
  • EDGE Certified organizations are fairer places to work
  • Employees can access trusted DE&I data and information to empower career choices
  • Employees can enjoy personalized workplaces within which to thrive
  • EDGE Certified organizations attract and retain higher quality talent
  • EDGE Certified organizations support higher performing teams
  • EDGE Certified organizations create shared sustainable success with suppliers and business partners
  • EDGE Certified organizations are fairer places to work
  • EDGE Certified organizations attract and retain higher quality talent
  • Employees can access trusted DE&I information to empower future career choices
  • EDGE Certified organizations demonstrate clear and verifiable standards of performance in DE&I
  • Customers can access trusted DE&I information to empower decisions
  • EDGE Certified organizations meet practical, social and emotional needs
  • Formal set of global standards drives consistency and comparability in DE&I data and information
  • Independent verification supports integrity, accuracy and credibility of DE&I data and information
  • Investing in EDGE Certified organizations empowers wise investment decision-making and positive societal impact in DE&I