The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) grows the state’s economy and increases equitable access to opportunity by supporting high-quality job creation, catalyzing investment, and fostering vibrant, inclusive community development. NJEDA works in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders to implement programs and initiatives that improve quality of life, enhance economic vitality, and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.
To make New Jersey a national model for sustainable and equitable economic growth by investing in communities, fostering innovation, and supporting industries with high quality-jobs in the State.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Diversity & Inclusion Unit supports the Authority’s commitment to growing New Jersey’s economy and increasing equitable access to opportunity.
The NJEDA believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are inherent to creating a stronger and fairer New Jersey economy and building a diverse workforce increases business performance. The Authority is guided by the concept of “diversity on purpose,” the idea that diversity at the NJEDA and in the businesses and communities the Authority serves should not only be recognized but intentionally fostered. This principle drives the NJEDA to produce innovative programs and services that best serve New Jersey’s diverse residents, communities, and businesses.