Collaboration among people with different perspectives & experiences across our business generates the best ideas.

We take pride in the fact that our policies and practices are inclusive to all. Our commitment to a diverse GW&K is steadfast and permeates the entire firm. Our process will continue to be rooted in learning, open dialogue, and integrity.

GW&K has an established Diversity & Inclusion Committee comprised of a committed group of thinkers representative of all departments and business segments. The goals of the committee include:

  • Fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace
  • Continuing to expand our demographic diversity
  • Providing opportunities for growth and education for our employees; and
  • Being true allies with organizations in our communities that promote diversity and effect change.

Our firm has established various affinity groups and task forces to support a diverse community and foster a compassionate work environment without bias. These include: Women in Finance, People of Color, and the LGBTQ community.


Advocating for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion In Our Local Communities

GW&K proudly supported the following organizations and their missions to create a more equitable world:

  • Boston Cares
  • Capuchin Mobile Ministries
  • Christ & St. Stephens Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen, New York, NY
  • College Bound Dorchester
  • Community Servings
  • Facing History and Ourselves
  • Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Innocence Project
  • My Life My Choice
  • Play Ball
  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Central Florida
  • Stephen’s Youth Programs
  • Trevor Project
Latest Engagements
  • June 2022: GW&K Celebrates Pride

    GW&K is proud to embrace the diversity of our employees, clients, and communities. We celebrated Pride this year by offering opportunities to learn, connect, and support local LGBTQ nonprofits and producers, like the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth (BAGLY) and the Dorchester Brewing Company. Members of GW&K’s LGBTQ Alliance were honored to join BAGLY’s Youth Pride for a day filled with advocacy, celebration, and resource sharing designed by and for LGBTQ+ youth. GW&K hosted a panel from BAGLY for an enlightening session focused on navigating being transgender in school, being a queer & transgender person of color, transgender youth health & wellness, and being a youth leader at BAGLY.

  • GW&K Partners with Good Sports

    In 2021, GW&K partnered with Good Sports, an organization that drives equitable access in youth sports and physical activity by supporting children in high-need communities to achieve their greatest potential, on the field and in life. For their “Equip-A-Kid” program at year end, GW&K employees generously donated over 200 pieces of sports equipment for kids in need.

  • Supporting the Greater Boston Food Bank

    GW&K employees donated 138,000 meals in 2020

  • Signatory to the CEO Action Pledge for Diversity & Inclusion

    GW&K proudly joins more than 2,000 CEOs of the world’s leading companies

I commit that our company will do all we can to continue to support a diverse community and foster a company without bias. We are committed to fighting against discrimination, racism, and bias wherever and however it exists. Our culture has been built on the deep values of equality and respect. We aspire to have our employees lead purposeful lives that can provide hope for a more just future. As the Chairman of GW&K, I embrace my role to be a champion of diversity, openness, and tolerance, and will continue to do everything I can to ensure that GW&K remains a place for all members and staff to thrive and succeed.
Harold Kotler Founder-Chairman, Chief Investment Officer

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