With the evolution of the Future of Work, workplace diversity has become one of the most important priorities for organizations. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is more than policies, programs, or headcounts.

Studies state that organizations with higher levels of diversity outperform others by 15%. Companies with diverse & inclusive workplaces earn deeper trust and commitment from their employees which further fuels greater competitive advantage.

Why Diversity Matters Now?

D&I can help organizations further shape up and strengthen their talent pool, accelerate performance levels and garner stronger business results. Along with this, it brings in a sense of belongingness while boosting the problem-solving abilities of any organization.

Employers who truly embrace equitability are those who demonstrate that they value everyone in their team. This further results in a happier and more committed workforce.

Diverse workplaces fuels innovation since the teams belong to various dimensions—culture, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, experience, education and so on. This further drives inspiration from unrelated places with idea combinations driving more innovative ideas. Organizations that with a wider people’s diversity understand their customers better thereby unlocking market & growth potential.

Diversity and Inclusion are critical drivers of the future of work which forms the foundation for successful companies. Companies that understand that diversity is not a one-time recruiting routine and is instead a commitment to create sustainable culture have the potential to navigate through the future of work.