DIVERSITY &INCLUSION AT J.CREW GROUP
We see you; and we welcome everyone. It’s our most essential priority to build and sustain an environment where our associates, customers and community feel safe being their most authentic selves. Through a broadened approach and perspective, we’re working to make a positive impact that goes beyond just us.
OUR PHILOSOPHY: EVERYBODY IN
As an industry leader, we understand that evolving our diversity, equity and inclusion practices requires total engagement from associates at all levels.
How we’re investing in our associates
Talent Acquisition & Retention
Evaluating our processes through a DEIB lens to promote success for associates of all identities and backgrounds.
Learning + Development
Continuously expanding our curriculum to enhance cultural competency and explore topics that foster a supportive J.Crew Group community.
Providing our community with tools and resources to establish balance, minimize stress, increase resilience and improve overall well-being.
Associate Impact Groups
Empowering associates and allies across a broad spectrum of groups to fearlessly address their unique needs and perspectives (learn more below).
Our Tailor-made Mentorship Program
Insight and guidance from experienced leaders can be a powerful tool for thriving and succeeding at J.Crew. We’re committed to building a holistic mentorship program that will give our associates the opportunity to gain optimal skills, network cross-functionally and create visibility that will promote their career advancement.
OUR PHILOSOPHY: OPEN TO ALL
We believe in practicing intentional inclusivity that represents everyone—every size, shape, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, ability and sexual orientation.
How we’re investing in our customers
Being passionate about what we make and how we make it; keeping inclusivity at the center of our quality, fit, inspiration and style standards.
Reshaping narratives to celebrate the individual and collective identities and open the conversation for future learning.
Designing and implementing actions that mitigate racial bias and foster inclusive shopping experiences for all customers.
OUR PHILOSOPHY: ENABLE GOOD
Doing good is a part of business. From product to planet and people and partnerships, we are committed to driving transformative change that supports a more equitable and just society.
How we’re investing in our community
Proudly partnering with The 15 Percent Pledge, Black in Fashion Council, and PFLAG, and continuing to identify opportunities to advance BIPOC members of the retail industry.
Fostering inclusive relationships in the procurement of goods and services to provide equitable opportunities for diverse and minority-owned businesses.
Sharing our impact through our Re-imagined Report to affirm our commitment toward sustainability and social equity strategies with the external community.
Belonging at Madewell
Associate Impact Groups
We know that inclusive workplaces don’t just happen, but take cultivation, nurturing and intentionality. A critical component of J.Crew Group’s strategy, our AIGs aspire to nurture an environment where associates of all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences feel safe, seen, heard and valued.
A few of our groups:
Our focus: to connect and amplify the contributions of Black associates in the corporate office, stores and allies who wish to join our efforts at J.Crew Group.
Our focus: to assist, foster meaningful discussion and drive engagement with working parents, future parents, caregivers and allies at J.Crew Group.
Our focus: to honor and elevate the LQBTQ+ community, providing opportunities for both members and allies to build understanding at J.Crew Group.
Our focus: to champion support that empowers, inspires and equips excellence within the Latino/a/e/x + Hispanic community at J.Crew Group.
Our focus: to provide a platform that strengthens the leadership, power and impact of women and gender-expansive people at J.Crew Group.