The RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity is free for verified retail companies. To get started, register for RILA Retail Advisor access.
The RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity is built around a customized set of principles developed by the Retail Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Council. The pillars focus on areas including:
- Making the Business Case for I&D
- Organization wide participation
- Intentional Talent Management
- Social Impact
Role-based access control and end-to-end data encryption ensure user and company data remain secure and confidential.
The RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity collaboration function engages teams and allows work across departments and even with consultants and contractors to gather the most accurate data, enhance understanding, and communicate the importance of energy management across the enterprise.
Users receive tailored expert guidance based on their assessment with information on how to optimize their energy programs.
Reports from the RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity can be used to compare program elements with peers, aid self-assessments, assist strategic planning, and to communicate the value of your program internally.
Scoring & Visualization
The RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity scores help to identify strengths and areas for improvement for retail I&D programs as well as make comparisons with industry averages and leaders.
The RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity is the only way to compare you level of maturity with other retailers, including companies with similar operations and to view industry trends. But only retailers who complete an assessment can see the benchmarking results.
Frequently asked questions about RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity
WHAT IS RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity?
RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity is a platform that companies can use to evaluate their Inclusion & Diversity programs within four distinct pillars. The platform has benchmarking, reporting, tracking, and goal setting functions. The platform uses the collected data to provide tailored guidance to help retailers improve performance.
WHAT DOES RILA RETAIL ADVISOR FOR Inclusion & Diversity CONSIST OF?
RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity consists of an assessment that provides an evaluation of the organization’s program along the four pillar areas and guidance on program gaps or risks. Users can compare the elements of their programs to other retailers, which can help spark conversations internally on the desired program levels, areas of potential risk, and goals for the future. Reports are helpful for internal strategic planning and corporate reporting.
WHO CAN USE RILA RETAIL ADVISOR FOR Inclusion & Diversity?
Only verified retailers can use the platform and only retailers with completed assessments can see the benchmarking information.
WILL MY DATA BE SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL?
Company information entered in RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity is stored in an encrypted, secure database on a cloud server. The detailed assessment results are private and only available to the specific company and then, only to individuals given permission by that company’s Organization Manager. Shared benchmarking reports only show aggregate information and do not include individual company names or data.
RILA’s Retail Compliance Center staff only have access to aggregated data and not to company specific information. The retail Compliance Center may make some aggregated data public, but only in summary form without any identifying information.
HOW DOES RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity HANDLE ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE MORE THAN Inclusion & Diversity PROGRAM PER SUB-BRAND OR WHERE IMPLEMENTATION IS DISTRIBUTED?
RILA Retail Advisor for Inclusion & Diversity allows multiple assessments for an organization. Users can name the assessments to reflect the scope of the energy program covered by that specific assessment. For example, it may make sense to have one assessment called East Region and another called West Region. Users can also complete assessments for different sub-brands.
For more information, contact Jelena Matic.