Boston – The Peabody Companies announced it was named the Leading Organization in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion by the Massachusetts Apartment Association (MAA) during its recent President’s & Achievement Awards ceremony held at Westin Copley Place in Boston.
The annual event honors the hard work, great service, and important skills within the multi-family housing industry. The Peabody Companies was recognized for ensuring that all employees feel a sense of belonging in the workplace and was further distinguished for a culture that embraces diversity, creative thinking, and new ideas in concert with a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
Through its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, the Peabody Companies has identified areas of commitment: to becoming allies for communities of color; to education; to doing the hard work, not just today but in the future; to being part of the change that needs to happen; and to action.
“It is a very special honor to be acknowledged for our efforts in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion,” said Melissa Fish-Crane, principal and CEO of the Peabody Companies. “It is a priority for our organization and has become the fabric of our culture.”