May 10, 2023   

5 Big Questions:  Signify's Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We catch up with Cathy Cubberly and Damian Gardley, two U.S.-based executives with Signify, to explore Signify's commitment to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive and equitable work environment.


Cathy Cubberly is Head of Human Resources, Americas, Signify.

Damian Gardley is Vice President and General Manager, U.S. OEM Business, Signify


Topics we explore:

  1. How does Signify promote and support Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives?  (1:10)

  2. What DE&I groups are available to Signify employees?  Tell us about the lighting industry BUILD group(3:33)

  3. How do you measure the progress of Signify’s DEI initiatives?  (6:07)

  4. What are some ways to overcome challenges that interfere with DE&I goals?  (8:18)

  5. What does diversity, equity, and inclusion look like moving forward, and what steps can companies and firms take to be leaders in this area?  (9:57)



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