Global Benefits

Building and Designing for DEI: Creating Employee Benefits That Work for All

Guest Contributor

Benefits Magazine Extras articles provide you with bonus content on a mix of benefits topics as well as deep dives and analyses on the latest benefit trends and compliance issues. Foundation members can visit to view the full bimonthly print edition of the magazine.  Global […]

The Growing Importance of Cross-Cultural Competence

Eli Argueta

In the ever-expanding global marketplace, organizations are increasingly embracing the importance of understanding and respecting diverse cultures. Nowhere is this more crucial than in the realm of global benefits, where effective communication and collaboration across cultural boundaries can make all the difference. […]

Rethinking Gender: How Benefit Plans, Sponsors and Trustees Can—And Must—Adapt

Alyssa Hodder

How does the move toward greater diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) impact benefits plans? It’s a game changer, but there are still hurdles that the group insurance industry needs to overcome. A panel at the International Foundation’s Canadian Health and Wellness Innovations […]

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Cultural Humility: What is it and How to Practice it in Employee Benefits

Kathy Bergstrom, CEBS

Employers and benefit plan sponsors can play a bigger role in addressing the disparities in access to adequate health care among minority populations—an issue that has received increasing attention in the last year as the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted African Americans […]