Equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) is foundational at Kellanova. It is clearly integrated in our Code of Ethics, which states that we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capabilities and opinions. In addition, our values dictate that we act with integrity and show respect for and value all individuals for their diverse backgrounds, experiences, styles, approaches and ideas.
The concept of equity is essential to our diversity and inclusion commitments. We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. Equity is not the same as equality. It is not about giving each person the same things. It is about giving each person the unique support needed to lift them up to the same opportunity. It is making sure tangible and intangible barriers are removed to ensure our company’s practices in the workplace, marketplace and communities are creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment.
Being an equitable, diverse and inclusive company means: