Most organizations still miss the mark on diversity & inclusion

posted on December 22, 2020

December 21, 2020

By David Forry, Stockhouse

According to a new study by the nation’s leading independent human capital management research firm, more than 80% of organizations believe they provide a diverse and inclusive environment for their employees. However, Brandon Hall Group research shows only about one-third rate themselves highly for critical drivers such as having a diverse talent pipeline, leadership that reflects the diversity of the customer base and workforce or a workforce that reflects the diversity of the customer base or communities the organization serves.

Boca Raton, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the wake of the social justice movement and COVID-19, Diversity & Inclusion has never been more important, both as a business driver and as a way for organizations to connect with their increasingly diverse workforces.

“In 2020, many organizations took action to improve inclusive practices, discuss social issues and support employee activism at work and in the communities they serve. Complicating the evolution of D&I is a lack of executive-level leadership, critical for culture change.” said Brandon Hall Group COO Rachel Cooke.

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