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Companies care about diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) because they know that a diverse workforce leads to more innovation, creativity and overall success. However, despite this knowledge, many companies struggle to effectively implement DEI initiatives. In tough economic times, it’s easy for companies to cut costs and put DEI efforts on the back burner. However, this can lead to consequences such as a lack of diverse perspectives and reduced employee engagement.
Let’s see why it’s critical for companies to prioritize the success of their DEI leaders and equip them with the necessary resources and authority to advance an inclusive workplace. By doing so, companies can unlock the full potential of a diverse and empowered workforce. Our tips provide practical steps that companies can implement to develop a successful DEI strategy that not only benefits the company, but also supports the well-being and satisfaction of its employees.