Workplace Culture

Building Impactful DEI Policies: The Essentials

A variety of global factors make diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) more vital than ever. Organizations that embrace collaboration and full inclusion will far outpace those that settle for mere (and ineffectual) compliance. To gain all the benefits of a diverse workforce, leaders need strategic approaches to DE&I.
— By Jill Motley

When the Employment Equity Act was passed in 1995, provisions were made for designated groups such as women, racialized minorities or visible minorities, Aboriginal groups, and people with disabilities. While companies are prohibited from discrimination, many organizations fall short of their diversity, equity and inclusion....