Making an Impact

Central Indiana Companies Commit More than $250 Million and Thousands of Hours Toward a More Inclusive Economy


We pledge to take meaningful action to address the issues of racial equity and justice in Central Indiana. As leaders in this community, we must hold one another accountable for creating short- and long-term change for African Americans. We pledge to share our progress toward the goal of a racially equitable community.

As of Oct. 22, 2021

Total Volunteered Hours Invested: 36,000+ hours

Total Investments: $277 Million

Here are a few examples of how Indiana companies are advancing racial equity.

Learn more about the other companies that made a commitment on the Indy Racial Equity Pledge.

Citizens Energy

$102 Million diverse supplier spend + 11,000 volunteer hours


$1 million and 25% Black board representation

Elevance Health

$50 Million over 5 years and 700 volunteer hours

Eli Lilly & Company

$25 Million + 25,000 volunteer hours

Indianapolis Colts

$1.3 Million Emergency Meals


$19 Million (local) + 164,000 volunteer hours (globally)

TiER1 Performance Solutions

120 volunteer hours

United Way of Central Indiana

$9.4 million


Business Equity for Indy (BEI) is a collection of stakeholders on a mission to drive change and advance racial equity.

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