For good reason too, because the benefits are well-documented: greater innovation, more robust decision-making, higher employee engagement, and greater opportunities to meet the needs of diverse customers.
Progressive organisations have meaningful diversity and inclusion strategies and metrics in place. Smaller organisations are stepping up too. Many are tweaking recruitment processes to attract a more diverse talent pool and educating leaders on respectful and inclusive behaviours.
Here’s our observations of key trends relating to the DEI landscape and emerging issues over the past 12 months.