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Being the Change

We believe in being the change we wish to see in the world, but "being the change" is about more than making a bold commitment - it's about showing our commitment through action. It's about paying it forward, insite and outside of RV.

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Inclusive Benefits

In 2021, we expanded our benefits coverage to provide additional support for our employees in the various areas that impact their lives.

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DE&I Partnerships

When it comes to our DE&I Partnership work and our approach to engaging in the community, our mission is to support organizations that serve communities historically excluded from opportunity. We aim to create partnerships that go beyond monetary donation – partnerships in which we can collaborate and learn from one another as we seek to drive sustainable change in our organization and the community.

Over the last couple of years, we've taken a targeted approach to addressing and supporting social justice and racial equity. We are especially committed to supporting organizations that serve historically marginalized individuals in the tech space.

Our partnership work is not just being carried out by the DE&I team but has been driven by some of our businesses like The Points Guy, Healthline Media, and Bankrate.

Brand Partnership Highlights

BEAM Black Wellness Innovation Fund

Healthline Media committed $100,000 to BEAM's Black Wellness Innovation Fund, which addresses disparities in health by supporting Black-led wellness innovation projects that center on healing justice, disability justice, and stem from the communities they support.

In 2021, Healthline Media and BEAM launched their first grant within the Black Wellness Innovation Fund, awarding $30,000 to three Black Trans Women leaders for innovative pilot projects focused on Wellness & Mental Health within their communities. In 2022, Healthline Media and BEAM will partner for three more Black Wellness Innovation Fund grants, focusing on maternal health, HIV, and suicide prevention through community care.

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TPG Partnership

The Points Guy is committed to using travel as a positive force to bring people together, educate communities, and support initiatives to promote peace, equality, and opportunity around the globe. In 2021, The Points Guy donated/raised over $850,000 and 25 million miles to various incredible causes and organizations.

The team also ran a sweepstakes campaign with Chase and British Airways, raising over $130,000 for Comic Relief, the organization behind Red Nose Day to end child poverty, and raised over 5 million miles with Miles4migrants which helped fly over 500 refugees, specifically from Afghanistan, to safety.

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Building Credit by Bankrate

Building Credit is Bankrate’s DE&I leadership group. The team’s work focuses on two primary goals: (1) increase the sense of belonging that members of RV’s financial services vertical feel at RV and (2) leave the woodpile higher than we found it - using the strength of Bankrate's platform to invest in our community outside of RV.

In 2021 Building Credit had two significant initiatives. First, the group organized for Prof. Mehrsa Baradaran, a UC Irvine law professor and expert on racial inequality within the banking industry, to lead an internal Red Talk for RV employees. Her talk was turned into an episode of “3 Things with Ric Elias,” and it has reached thousands of people inside and outside of RV.

Second, the Building Credit team created partnerships with two nonprofits, Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America and Crisis Assistance Ministry. The group has had broad participation across the Financial Services vertical, with people volunteering their time and energy to do everything from helping these organizations redesign their websites to on-site volunteering.

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Road to Hire

Since 2012, Red Ventures has partnered closely with the nonprofit Road to Hire. RV is fully committed to Road to Hire’s (R2H) dual mission of helping companies diversify their workforces while permanently interrupting cycles of intergenerational poverty. In this fight for economic justice and long-term systems change, Red Ventures has hired over 100 Road to Hire graduates, donated over $5M toward key training and operating expenses and walked alongside the Road to Hire team as they took bold risks to support historically marginalized students on their paths to high-growth jobs.

R2H has invested in 1,500 students and their families with career counseling, college scholarships and tech training. But it's not just the R2H team that's putting in the work. More than 250+ RV employees dedicated their time to the cause in 2021 - by being mentors to students, developing curriculum, reviewing college applications and more.

Red Ventures built the foundation for other top companies to join this movement and develop non-traditional talent pipelines for young Black and brown talent.

Read more about Road to Hire and view their impact report below!

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Better Together - Partnering for Change

“RV's partnership with Women Who Code demonstrates a renewed commitment to supporting women in Data and Technology. I'm grateful to work for a company with leadership that sees the value in supporting not only organizations within our company, but those that serve folks outside RV as well. This partnership does more than symbolically represent RV's commitment to seeing women succeed in Data and Technology, it will provide meaningful development opportunities for women within RV, and help support thousands of women who benefit from Women Who Code's technical workshops and social community. I am hopeful that this partnership will enable a two way street of communication as we both work towards a future where women are represented at every level in the Data and Technology space."

Phoebe Klett

Data Scientist

Chapters

// DEI REPORT 2022

Introduction

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Chapter 1: Inclusion & Belonging

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Chapter 2: Equity

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Chapter 3: Representation

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Chapter 4: Being the Change

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Chapter 5: Future Forward

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