Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at DRB Facility Services

At DRB Facility Services, we believe a strong team is a diverse team. We are committed to fostering a work environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and empowers all employees to reach their full potential.

As a certified minority-owned business by the Massachusetts Operational Services Division (OSD), The City of Boston, and the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council, we understand the importance of diversity in the workplace. We consistently strive to attract and retain a talented workforce that reflects the rich tapestry of our communities. Currently, a remarkable 99% of our employees identify as belonging to a diverse demographic group.

Why Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Matter to Us

  • Multiple perspectives lead to better outcomes: A workforce that reflects the communities we serve allows us to better understand and meet their needs.
  • Innovation thrives in a diverse environment: A variety of backgrounds and experiences leads to a wider range of ideas and solutions.
  • An inclusive workplace is a happy workplace: When employees feel valued and respected, they are more engaged and productive.
Diversity. Equity, Inclusion - building a workforce

Building a Diverse Workforce

We actively recruit from a wide range of backgrounds and partner with organizations that support underrepresented communities in the facility services industry.

Promoting an Inclusive Culture

We provide ongoing training on unconscious bias and cultural competency to create a workplace where everyone feels comfortable being themselves.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Investing in Employee Development

Investing in Employee Development

We offer opportunities for professional growth and advancement for all employees, regardless of background or experience. We believe in supporting our employees’ best interests and helping them achieve their career goals.

Equitable Treatment for All

DRB Facility Services is committed to fair and equitable treatment for all employees. We have protocols in place to ensure equal pay for equal work within the same roles and industry standards.

We strive to create a workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. 

Pay Equity: We conduct regular pay audits to guarantee equal pay for equal work within the same roles and industry standards. Transparency and fairness are fundamental to building a strong and diverse workforce.

Work-Life Balance: DRB recognizes the importance of work-life balance for all employees. We offer a variety of programs and policies that support working parents, such as flexible work arrangements and generous parental leave policies.

Unconscious Bias Training: We provide ongoing training on unconscious bias. By addressing unconscious biases, we can create a more equitable workplace for everyone.

A Diverse and Talented Workforce

DRB is proud to be a leader in diversity and inclusion within the facility services industry in Massachusetts. Our diverse workforce reflects this with team members from Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, White, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. We are committed to building on this solid foundation and creating an inclusive workplace for all.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

DRB is committed to fostering a sense of belonging for all employees. We have implemented Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that provide a platform for employees to connect, share experiences, and advocate for issues important to them.

ERGs are employee-led groups that provide a forum for members to:

  • Build relationships and create a sense of community: Connect with colleagues who share similar interests or identities.
  • Exchange ideas and perspectives: Share experiences and insights that can benefit the entire company.
  • Professional development: Provide opportunities for learning and development through workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events.
  • Advocate for change: Work together to identify and address issues related to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.