September 24, 2020

Increasingly, companies are seeing the true business value of diversity and inclusion efforts. These aren’t simply feel-good initiatives designed to get some positive press. Meaningful diversity—and, particularly, inclusion—have a real impact on the bottom line of comp...

September 15, 2020

Whether or not one agrees that politics or social justice movements belong in professional sports—or other entertainment media, for that matter, and whether or not one believes sports teams take a stance on such issues from a position of pure altruism or as a PR strate...

September 2, 2020

One of the traditional arguments in favor of diversity is that by creating a diverse pool of individuals, you will necessarily end up with diverse leaders and policies. It’s essentially the pipeline argument in reverse: if the reason we don’t have more diversity among...

August 28, 2020

In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by Minneapolis police officers on May 26, 2020, many companies scrambled to take what they saw as the right stance on topics like racism, diversity and inclusion. This included organizations ranging...

August 14, 2020

We’ve been arguing for years that a focus on diversity and inclusion isn’t simply a feel-good activity, it’s solid business sense and can present concrete competitive advantages. That’s still true. Inclusion, not just diversity (counting the people, reaching the quotas...

August 11, 2020

Never in my work on inclusion and diversity have I seen such a profound opportunity for change, particularly as it relates to the Black community in Corporate America. Nor have I seen more people who “get it” who aren’t Black. It’s the first time that people have been...

August 7, 2020

A few years ago, we talked about diversity and inclusion efforts “then” and “now.” That discussion serves as a useful starting point to understand how inclusion has moved from an optional to an urgent business need. Here we’ll summarize where we’re at from a “then” and...

July 23, 2020

July 17, 2020, marked the 19th anniversary of InclusionINC! It’s been a journey that has included several milestones and much success. But, unfortunately, there is still much work to do to bring inclusion to workplaces in America—and globally.

July 23, 2020

Women and minorities have come a long with respect to workplace harassment and discrimination over the last several decades. Changing culture in the workplace and society in general, as well as the very real fear of lawsuits and bad publicity, mean that it's relati...

July 17, 2020

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