Work Item
ASTM WK85620

New Terminology for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

1. Scope

Outline the definitions of 'diversity', 'equity', and 'inclusion'; outline the purview of the D37 DEI committee.


culture; respect; caring; mutual; accessibility; innovation; solutions; synergy; strength; ethnicity


The group, through it's standards, specifications, and guidances, works to promote diversity by bringing together different genders, economic standing, resource accessibility, perspectives, ethnicities, cultures, strengths, backgrounds and experiences during the standards development process. It is extremely important to support and protect diversity because by valuing individuals and groups free from prejudice and by fostering a climate where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, innovation and growth result.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D37.93

Committee: D37

Staff Manager: Jimmy Farrell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 03-13-2023

Technical Contact: Martha Bajec

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