Trepp announced today that it has launched an employee-led Multicultural Employee Resource Group (MERG) to operationalize its diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Trepp, a leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the structured finance, commercial real estate, and banking markets announced that it has launched an employee-led Multicultural Employee Resource Group (MERG) to operationalize its diversity and inclusion initiatives.
“Trepp has long had a mission and culture that embraces diversity and inclusion, and the MERG team aims to hone these pillars into best practices company-wide,” said Annemarie DiCola, CEO of Trepp. “The enthusiasm for this employee-led team is a testament to the values that I feel our employees embody: openness to new ideas, willingness to collaborate, and above all, respect for the individual,” DiCola said.
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Trepp’s mission for the MERG is to foster practices that drive more diverse and inclusive recruiting, retention, and professional development. Established as a resource by employees and for employees, the structure and operation are all directed by volunteers, with support from an elected chairperson and an executive sponsor.
“The formation of the MERG creates a foundation for Trepp to ensure we address every difficult conversation and create an open environment for employees to grow professionally and personally,” said Trepp’s Chair of the MERG and Head of EMEA and APAC, Vivek-Anand Dattani.
With nearly a third of the company’s employees participating, MERG is focused on four functional areas, each focusing on key initiatives for employees and overall corporate culture.