Creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace continues to be a priority for companies, with millions spent annually on DE&I efforts. Recent research supports the impact these efforts can have, including this McKinsey report that show diverse companies consistently outperform their less diverse peers.
Yet oftentimes business leaders feel their efforts aren’t effective, and companies struggle to accurately measure DE&I programs. Collecting data can help assess current efforts and inform future goals for , while also empowering people across the organization to support DE&I. The following benchmarks are a good place to start.
Having tough conversations about diversity and working toward a more inclusive environment is a part of any successful business. To learn more, check out our recent article, Defining Diversity and Why It Matters.