Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan

Geothermal Rising's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force has published a Strategic Plan with goals and objectives to promote DEI across the industry and encourage change. The plan, which was approved by the GR Board of Directors at their May 2022 board meeting, provides a framework that will guide Geothermal Rising operations and provides a vision for direction of the DEI Task Force.
Elements of the DEI Strategic Plan

● Statement = Our organizational commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
● Goals = Our general long-term aspirations.
● Objectives = How we will achieve our goals in the given time frame.


"Geothermal Rising is committed to improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to provide a brighter future for Earth and all its inhabitants. Our organization and community embrace and celebrate our members’ differences. It is the responsibility of Geothermal Rising to encourage and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a global geothermal non-profit organization, we are committed to connecting the geothermal community. There is more work to be done and, as we expand across markets and internationally, Geothermal Rising will continue to seek equitable improvement to elevate the geothermal community."


1. Elevate Awareness of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the geothermal community
2. Create a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment for All within the geothermal community, Geothermal Rising organization and events
3. Engage with the Geothermal Industry to establish (support) improvement and encourage change
4. Hold ourselves and the Geothermal Community Accountable to commitments and improvements


❖ Metrics to provide a baseline understanding and to recognize opportunities for improvement.
❖ Event support encouraging diversification of awards, conference location selection, and safety.
❖ Providing educational materials through webpage updates, public speaking events, reports, and social media engagement.
❖ Recognition of exemplary individuals and companies of pledges for improvement, support of Geothermal Rising’s efforts, and accomplishments.

Attendees at 2019 Imperial Valley Field Trip. Photo by Mike Krahmer.