What are the benefits?

Diversity and inclusion policies and practices are no longer a ‘nice-to-have,’ they are expected and necessary for a company to remain relevant and competitive. Here’s evidence of what an organization stands to gain from improving its diversity and inclusion performance.


Source: http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why-diversity-matters

Better Financial Performance

Racially and ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians (McKinsey, 2015)

Gender diverse companies are 15 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians (McKinsey 2015). Learn More...

 

 

Source: http://www.webershandwick.com/news/article/millennials-at-work-perspectives-on-diversity-inclusion

Attract and Retain the Best Talent

72% of Working Americans surveyed would or may consider leaving an organization for one they think is more inclusive. Learn More...

47% of Millennials consider the D&I of a workplace an important criterion in their job search compared to 33% of Gen Xers and 37% of Boomers. Learn more...

The companies who we label “inclusive” and “managed” talent companies, are quite exceptional businesses - they are higher performing companies measured by business, financial, and talent outcomes. Learn More...

Stronger bonds with customers

Global leaders are embracing diversity and designing inclusive experiences to improve customer outcomes. Learn More...

Increased innovation and agility

When asked about the relationship between diversity and innovation, a majority of respondents agreed that diversity is crucial to encouraging different perspectives and ideas that foster innovation. Learn More...

The positive relationship between management diversity and innovation is statistically significant, meaning that companies with higher levels of diversity get more revenue from new products and services. Learn More...

Improved Decision Making

The groups with racial diversity significantly outperformed the groups (in terms of decision making) with no racial diversity. Learn More...