The Institute creates a well-researched and documented understanding of the corporate experiences of Black managers and executives, which can be used to develop organizations and the people they employ. As a place that gathers, analyzes, and distributes information in multiple ways, the Institute becomes the primary source for data on blacks in business.

Research Journal

The Executive Leadership Council, Institute for Leadership Development and Research publishes peer-reviewed research journals titled, “The Executive Leadership Council Journal: A Research Journal for Black Professionals.”

Position Papers

The Executive Leadership Council is pleased to release Beyond Promises to Progress: Black CEOs and C-Suite Officers Speak Out on Diversity as a call to action to deliver on the many promises made to tackle racism in corporate America and to be intentional about facilitating leadership and advancement opportunities for Black employees across all levels of the organization.

The ELC Index

The ELC Index aims to help organizations measure and accelerate their journey towards racial equity, specifically regarding their Black employees.

Stay Informed

Join our mailing list for updates about how the ELC is building an inclusive business leadership pipeline.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.