Cordish partners with local government agencies and community development groups to provide advice and oversight on issues such as local hiring plans, job fairs and training and civic event planning, as well as community stakeholders nationwide to advise on best practices to help the Company meet its ambitious goals in diversity and inclusivity. Advisory Committee members include NAACP, Urban League, Urban League Young Professionals, African American Business Alliance, and numerous minority business associations. Utilizing local, minority- and women-owned businesses during the construction of our developments is part of Cordish’s corporate culture. Cordish embraces aggressive MBE/WBE participation goals in the construction of its projects and demands more than good faith efforts to achieve its goals, having consistently met or exceeded aggressive diversity goals throughout the country.
BEN JEALOUS – FORMER PRESIDENT, NATIONAL CHAPTER OF THE NAACP
“One of the things that I love about the businesses that The Cordish Companies builds is that they are inclusive. They hire people from that city and that their workforce looks like that city and that they promote people to the very top, of all colors.”
KRISTI SIMON – PRESIDENT & CEO, CENTRAL MARYLAND CHAMBER
“[The Cordish Companies] has been such a valued team member within the community. They boosted the economy and spirit of the community by getting their hands dirty and getting involved in community service projects”